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Rising inflation, Govt to intervene in market to reduce food prices


ISLAMABAD: 26 September 2021:  Govt to intervene in market to reduce food prices said  Tarin in a statement. At a time when inflation is hitting all segments of society, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin says the government has decided to intervene in the market to partially reduce prices of essential food items, including sugar, flour and pulses.

The interventions in the market will be in three forms ? Utility Stores, open market interventions and targeted subsidies to weak segments of society. ?We have allocated more than Rs100 billion for targeted subsidy for 12.5 million households. 

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