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| 13 June 2021, Sunday | النسخة العربية

‘White Bread’ weight and price-fixing by the Ministry of Economy

The Ministry of Economy and Trade announced the weekly schedule for selling prices of wheat flour and white Lebanese bread, based on the price of wheat on the global stock exchange, the dollar exchange rate, the price of fuel, for preserving food security, and based on the analysis schedule of manufacturing, distribution and selling costs.

The following pricing decision was issued:

The price of a ton of wheat flour prepared for the production of “category 85” Lebanese bread,  was set at 957,000 LBP, as a maximum.

The price of a ton of “Zero” wheat flour, type 65, was set at 1.198,000 LBP, as a maximum.

The price of a ton of “Extra” wheat flour, type  55, was set at 1.235,000 LBP, as a maximum.

The price of a ton of “Super Extra” wheat flour, type 45 and all other types, was set at a maximum amount of 1.355,000 LBP.

The cost of transporting flour to ovens and bakeries is determined according to the following schedule:

Distance 1-37 km Transportation price: 30,000 LBP

Distance 38-60 km Transportation price: 40,000 LBP

Distance 61-85 km Transport price: 50,000 LBP

Distance 86-130 Cost of Transport Price: 65,0000 LBP

The price and weight of “white” Lebanese bread was fixed according to the following:

– A large size pack: weighing 910 grams as a minimum, at a price of 2,500 Lebanese Pounds as a maximum.

– A medium size pack: weighing 430 grams as a minimum, at a price of 1750 Lebanese pounds as a maximum.