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Updated price system will monitor sugar

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The government is set to announce its product price structure listing 20 items mostly for daily use, with refined sugar becoming a new addition to the "sensitive" list. 

Wiboonlasana Ruamraksa, director-general of the Internal Trade Department, said the new structure will cover the entire price system - upstream, midstream and downstream. Initial target products include pork, poultry, eggs, vegetable oil and fresh vegetables.

The new scheme "will enable consumers to closely monitor and examine product prices and make their own decisions about whether to buy particular products" once provided with the entire price structure, said Ms Wiboonlasana.

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