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Ministry of Economy reports up to 30 per cent decrease in vegetable prices during inspection of Ras Al Khaimah market

  • Ministry of Economy reports up to 30 per cent decrease in vegetable prices during inspection of Ras Al Khaimah market

Ministry of Economy reports up to 30 per cent decrease in vegetable prices during inspection of Ras Al Khaimah market

The UAE Ministry of Economy has performed an evaluation of Ras Al Khaimah's vegetable, fruit, poultry and meat market in line with its objective of safeguarding consumers, enforcing excellent industrial practices, and avoiding exploitation and commercial fraud.

Dr. Hashim Al Nuaimi, Director of the Ministry's Consumer Protection Department, led the go to which was also participated in by Rashid Al Habsi, Director of the Ministry's workplace in Ras Al Khaimah, and representatives from the Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development. Regional Media members were likewise present.

Dr. Al Nuaimi stated that some vegetable and fruit prices declined by as much as 30 percent, describing today's tomato prices of AED 10 dirham per kilo as compared to 15 simply a few days back. He included that cucumbers are now marked at AED 45 per kilo from the previous AED 80, noting that the findings are in line with the forecasts revealed by the Ministry throughout its previous inspection.

He even more mentioned that sellers in the Ras Al Khaimah market have committed to embracing the new cost labels authorized by the Ministry which reveal the kind of product, its rate and the exporting nation in Arabic and English together with an image of the item. The stickers are planned to clarify all product specs that the customer has to understand prior to buying.