Qatar stores told to offer discounts on 400 items during Ramadan

The Ramadan season in Qatar has officially kicked off a few weeks early this year, after the Minister of Economy and Trade announced an upcoming annual price freeze on some 400 food and everyday items in grocery stores.

The set prices take effect June 6 and will be in place until the end of Ramadan, which is estimated to be around July 16.

During this time, all shops in Qatar will be required by law to sell the listed goods at the prices set by the government, which is about 10 percent lower than usual.
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Source News: Doha News
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