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Jurin calls for talks with egg associations over price increase


Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit on Tuesday asked the Department of Internal Trade (DIT) to urgently discuss with egg farmers' associations a solution after two egg farmers’ associations decided to raise the prices.

He said egg price has been falling gradually. He explained that the price of No. 3 eggs as of Monday was 3.29 baht each and 3.20 baht each in some shopping malls.

Jurin calls for talks with egg associations over price increase

He added that the ministry had asked egg farmers’ associations to maintain the egg price at 3.50 baht each, even though the production cost has risen.

Jurin calls for talks with egg associations over price increase

"The egg price has continued to drop due to regular discussions so far," he said, adding that the average price at 3.29 baht each is not very high.

Published : March 01, 2022

By : THE NATION