Đánh bạc app:Mitigating the rising cost of food


THE government has taken additional measures to mitigate the increase in food prices, given that it is the largest weighted category in the consumer price index and has an outsized impact on lower income groups.

According to the Economic Outlook 2023 report, the rising price of food is the main contributing factor to Malaysia’s higher inflation, from 2.2% in March 2022 to 4.7% in August 2022.

“The food inflation resulted from higher prices of agricultural inputs and supply chain disruption due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict.

“In addition, the food inflation is also caused by the strengthening of other basket of currencies, particularly the US dollar,” it said.

In response, the government implemented short-term measures to reduce the impact of food inflation including price controls, additional subsidies and cash assistance.

The report noted that the projected consumption subsidies, which include subsidies for RON95, diesel, LPG, cooking oil, flour, electricity, chicken and eggs, have increased from RM5.2bil allocated under Budget 2022 to reach RM52bil.

To rein in the price of chicken, from July 1, 2022, the government set a new ceiling price for chicken in Peninsular Malaysia at RM9.40 per kilo, and 45, 43 and 41 sen for eggs depending on their respective grades, which is expected to increase subsidy payments to poultry farmers by RM370mil in 2022.


Đánh bạc app(www.vng.app):Đánh bạc app(www.vng.app) cổng Chơi tài xỉu uy tín nhất việt nam。Đánh bạc app(www.vng.app)game tài Xỉu Đánh bạc app online công bằng nhất,Đánh bạc app(www.vng.app)cổng game không thể dự đoán can thiệp,mở thưởng bằng blockchain ,đảm bảo kết quả công bằng.


Transport costs, which contribute to the inflationary price of goods and services, were also addressed as the government have retained the pump prices of RON95 and diesel since March 2021 via subsidies.

“Consequently, inflation in Malaysia was recorded at 4.7% in August 2022, which is lower than in selected advanced and regional countries such as the UK (9.9%), the US (8.3%), Thailand (7.9%), Singapore (7.5%) and the Philippines (6.3%),” said the report.

Social assistance measures implemented by the government included the RM8bil Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia and additional cash assistance of RM630mil beginning June 27, 2022, to cushion the increase in basic food prices.

Accordingly, the government would have provided subsidies and social assistance of an estimated RM80bil in 2022, which would be the largest in Malaysia’s history, said the report.

But the Economic Outlook 2023 report also noted that increased subsidies came at an expense to allocations to the country’s productive capacity such as in developing public infrastructure, especially in the health and education sectors.

For longer-term sustainability, the report said the government was cognisant of undertaking reforms to strengthen food security.

“Efforts to increase productivity will be undertaken to ensure producers have the ability and competitiveness to produce their products in the local market while helping to stabilise supply to meet the higher future demand.



  • 评论列表:
  •  博彩平台排名(www.99cx.vip)
     发布于 2022-11-30 00:16:23  回复
  • 哈希竞彩www.hx198.vip)采用波场区块链高度哈希值作为统计数据,游戏数据开源、公平、无任何作弊可能性,哈希竞彩开放单双哈希、幸运哈希、哈希定位胆、哈希牛牛等游戏。