Businesses in Long An pledge to sell rice at lower prices than the market until the end of the Covid-19 epidemic

The Department of Industry and Trade of Long An has been mobilizing rice processing and exporting enterprises in the province to open rice selling points to stabilize prices in localities in the province until the end of the Covid-19 epidemic. Accordingly, the price of rice sold to people will be lower than the market price.

According to Mr. Nguyen Tuan Thanh, Director of Long An Department of Industry and Trade, the fact that businesses sell rice to stabilize prices right now is to promptly share difficulties with consumers and limit shortages and price increases.

A price-stabilizing rice selling point in Long An

Currently, the department has notified localities to choose points, information for people in need, support for epidemic prevention at fixed rice sales points as well as trucks to encourage businesses to deliver goods to serve people. . Units and localities inside and outside the province that have needs and order information to businesses will deliver rice at a fixed price from now until the end of the epidemic.

Duong Vu rice processing and exporting enterprise in Binh Thanh commune, Thu Thua district, Long An province is the pioneer in deploying rice selling points (IR 503, IR 504, OM 5451) to stabilize prices for all people. demand at a fixed price of 9,000 – 10,000 VND/kg. On the first day of selling rice to stabilize prices, the enterprise supplied nearly 10 tons of rice to consumers in Thu Thua district and visitors in other localities in the province.

Mr. Le Hoai Lam (living in Binh An commune, Thu Thua district) said: “The price of rice sold by businesses is from 3,000 to 4,000 VND/kg lower than the market. In the context of complicated epidemic developments, the impact is huge. When it comes to people’s lives, especially families with difficult circumstances, the fact that businesses sell rice at a price lower than the market makes people very happy. like this, help poor people”.

According to Mr. Nguyen Quang Hoa, Director of Duong Vu Co., Ltd., to implement the program, the company has prepared enough rice to supply according to the needs of the people with a fixed price of 9,000 – 10,000 VND/kg until the end of the year. Translate.

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