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| 18 May 2021, Tuesday | النسخة العربية

Weekly table of Bread prices has been set by Ministry of Economy

The following statement was issued by the Ministry of Economy and Trade:

The Ministry of Economy and Trade issued a weekly table of wheat flour and bread prices, according to which the price and weight of Lebanese white bread has been determined for bakeries and stores, based on the analysis of the cost of manufacturing, distribution and sale, as well as the price of wheat on the global stock market, and taking into account the exchange rate of the dollar and the price of fuel, and in view of the pressing economic conditions and the low purchasing power of citizens, as well as to prevent unjustified profits by bakeries, the price and weight of the Lebanese white bread has been determined as follows:

– At bakeries to consumers: Large bread bundle; minimum weight of 960 grams and maximum price of 2,500 LBP; and medium bread bundle; minimum weight of 385 grams and maximum price of 1,500 LBP

– At stores to consumers: Large bread bundle; minimum weight of 960 grams and maximum price of 2,750 LBP; and medium bread bundle; minimum weight of 385 grams and maximum price of 1,750 LBP.