Consumers can now purchase eggs at the rate of 12 rupees from the CWE outlets. Wholesale traders are to be provided an egg at 11 rupees.
Minister Johnston Fernando said that two million eggs were cleared from the harbour. The wholesale price will be 11 rupees while the retail price will be 12 rupees. These are available through the Lak Sathosa network. Those who require stocks wholesale can make a request. They will be issued stocks after carefully scrutinizing their position. They will import eggs until there is a reduction in the price. It is expected to import three million eggs every Monday and Wednesday. He was confident that the average price could be maintained between 10 and 12 rupees. The Trade Minister emphasized that the import will not have an impact on the local producer.