Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gopee-Scoon: We are not supporting flour price rise*

DISAPPOINTED: Paula Gopee-Scoon

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TRADE Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon says her Ministry will not support any increase in the price of flour at this time.
She expressed disappointment in statements by chief executive officer of the National Flour Mills (NFM) Kelvin Mahabir, who in an Express Business report published yesterday, said that if the prices of wheat on the international market continue to rise, the company would be unable to hold off on increasing flour prices.
Speaking to the Express yesterday, Gopee-Scoon said flour was as basic and staple a product as one could get in T&T. 

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