Local News from Sri Lanka: The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) approved an increase in imported powdered milk. The Authority’s chairman said the price of imported milk powder was increased by Rs 50.00 per 1 kilogram while the price of a 400 g packet was increased by Rs 20.00.
This is the second time over the course of two months the prices of imported milk powder have risen. CAA increased the price of 1 kg packet of imported milk powder by Rs 15.00 with effect from midnight on August 1st. Rs. 5.00 increased the price of the 400 g packet.