Customers urged not to go on a shopping spree !

Manama, (BNA)Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) executive board member Khalid Ali Rashid Al-Amine today urged customers to avoid going on a shopping spree. “All food staples are available at affordable prices for all customers during the holy month of Ramadan”, he said, pointing out that traders had signed an agreement not to increase

Manama, (BNA)Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) executive board member Khalid Ali Rashid Al-Amine today urged customers to avoid going on a shopping spree. “All food staples are available at affordable prices for all customers during the holy month of Ramadan”, he said, pointing out that traders had signed an agreement not to increase prices. Mr. Al-Amin, also chairman of the BCCI Food and Agriculture Committee, said the stocks of goods would cover the local market needs from 6 months to one year.

The committee stressed the importance of encouraging investors to set up food companies and factories to reduce imports and boost domestic economic growth. The panel, which convened at Beit Al-Tejjar, drew up a draft work plan, stressing the need to develop the agricultural sector in Bahrain as part of efforts to promote food security. The session was attended by committee vice chairman Abdulla Baqer, members Hussain Shehabi, Talal Almoayyed, Mousallem Sharfouni and other officials. 

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