Fair Pricesthe program that launched the Government to deal with inflation, will be extended and include the neighborhood supermarkets, Chinese shops and warehouses. In this way, it will search balance existing price differences with the large hypermarket chains, according to the Commerce secretary.
It is a basket of 108 essential products, which will come into effect from this Thursday. Meanwhile, the details of the benefit are expected to be officially released this week.
Fair neighborhood prices
In this edition, articulated by the secretary Matías Tombolini, seven wholesale supermarkets and four companies will participate in direct distribution. Besides, 32 companies will be the suppliers of these products.
Regarding the prices, these will be updated with the percentage of 3.8% per month, which will allow maintaining stability over time. The first modification, they indicated that it will be done in the second half of Julywithin 45 days.
The objective of this new program is for the products to reach the neighborhood businesses, given the lack of businesses in the sector who were unable to obtain the benefit.
There will be food, cleaning products and personal hygiene. Among them, you will find:
- Wheat flour
- Toilet soap and powder
- disposable diapers
- Toilet paper
- tomato puree
- spreadable cheese
- Kitchen roll
- yerba mate
- Sanitary towels
Conversations with the sector began about a month ago and, after a few weeks of delay, now it only remains to finalize the final details.
This initiative will be complemented with an eventual launch of the new importer role of the Central Marketwhose fresh food would also be distributed in nearby stores, at least in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA).