The government will freeze the prices of the basic basket until January 7

The national government, with its new Secretary of Internal Commerce Roberto Feletti, will order a freeze on prices of basic necessities until next January 7. The media embraces both the manufacturing sector and the supermarket sector. The items reached, as he was able to know The uncovering, They are food, drinks and also cleaning and personal hygiene products. This was revealed by sources from the business sector to this medium. The intention of the brand new official is to lower the percentage of spending on food over the average salary.

“The maintenance of prices is on 900 products of mass consumption, which expands the 670 existing products today. It is with the prices retroactive to October 1 until January 7 ”, explained the sources, despite the fact that the original idea was that the freeze would cover complete lists of products.

Feletti met this Wednesday at Casa Rosada, together with the Chief of Staff, Juan Manzur. In addition, with entrepreneurs from the food industry sectors. The meeting was attended by about 30 representatives of the food industry, cleaning products and personal hygiene. And then he will meet with the chambers that group supermarkets, wholesalers and warehouses.

Some of them are the United Supermarkets Association, the Argentine Chamber of Supermarkets, the Argentine Federation of Supermarkets and Supermarkets; the Argentine Chamber of Distributors and Wholesale Self-services and the Federation of Warehouses.

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