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No cost reduction on imported products

No cost reduction on imported products
NO REDUCTION: Import prices to remain constant

Government may not reduce the cost of imported commodities despite the recent reduction of fuel prices.

In a brief interview with Voice Money, the Ministry of Trade and Industry’s Trade Advisor, Phazha Buale said that generally, one would expect that the prices or cost of imported commodities would also go down, but with other economic factors at play, that is highly unlikely to happen in the short term.

“Labour costs, freight and logistics, shifting in and out costs, as well as the general supply and demand for the commodities, need to stabilize over a period of time before we can start...

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