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We had many arguments about food and beverages. Let me remember some of them.

1. I said FMCG will have a good time as disposable income of Sri Lankans went up as a result of petrol price reduction and salary hikes and the results proved that.

2. There were statements from Samll that SL will be able export chicken to Middle East. SLS pointed the prices of Chicken in Middle East. Even egg prices were mentioned during this period of BFL discussion.

3. During political up beat one good member ( can't remember the name and sorry for that) stated in SL, Cheese is kept in locked racks. He genuinely believed that when Yahapalanaya gain power Cheese will be cheap.

4. Yesterday FM and today Venerable Athuraliye Rathana thero are jubilant on removing  fertilizer subsidy.


Being a person with Research oriented mind set I could not do a survey based on secondary data. But today I happen to evaluate the food prices .

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What prompted me to do this simple research is Ravi K's statement that its worthwhile to import rice. (Mind you is  FM saying so when dollar is sky rocketing. )

I selected 11 countries and surprisingly these are the findings.
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1. In this 11 countries SL is the lowest in 1 kilo of white rice.

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2. Cheese is a luxury type of Food every where Very Happy Very Happy. Say Cheese

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3. Compare rice and cheese

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India and Pakistan may offer cheese at low as they have diary farms and large number of cattle. But Saudi ?

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3.India is better in fresh milk than Sri Lanka. But look at Saudi, the farm in desert ....

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4. So were ready to export Chicken and Egg




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5. Dozen of Eggs

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6. Water is a necessity

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7. Many economists used to say Fruits are expensive in Japan. They used to say an apple at 5 US $. But the chart is not that bad

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8. Orange also prove the Japanese fruit price

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9. Nice quotes

වී වගාවෙන් වැඩක් නෑ.. අල, ළුණු වවන්න.. රු. 35ට ඉන්දියාවෙන් හාල් ගේන්න පුළුවනි.. – මුදල් ඇමති [Video]

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වී ගොවිතැනෙන් ඉවත් ඉම ඉඩම්වල වී අල හා ළුෑණු වගා කරන ලෙස ගොවි ජනතාවගෙන් ඉල්ලා සිටින බව මුදල් ඇමති රවි කරුණානානයක මහතා පවසයි.
ලංකාවේ නිෂ්පාදනය කරන සහල් මිල වැඩි බවත් ඉන්දියාවෙන් සහල් ආනයනය කලහොත් කොළඹ වරායේදී එක සහල් කිලෝවක් සඳහා වැයවන්නේ රුපියල් 35ක් පමණක් යයිද ඇමතිවරයා කියා සිටියේය.
කලින් රජවරු මෙරට සහල් රට පැටෙවුවද නව යහපාලනය ඒ රජවරු කල දේවල් කරන්නට සූදානම් නැතැයිද ඇමතිවරයා කීවේය.
‘දෙරණ 360’ වැඩසටහනට එක්වෙමින් ඇමතිවරයා අදහස් පල කලේ



පොහොර සහනාධාරය කැපුවේ මගේ ඉල්ලීමෙන්.. රජයට ඒකට ස්තුතියි..

November 26, 2015 at 11:20 am | lanka C news

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පසුගිය රජය විසින් ගොවීනට ලබා දුන් පොහොර සහනාධාරය ඉවත් කර ඒ වෙනුවට මුදල් ලබාදීමට යෝජනා කළේ තමා බව එක්සත් ජාතික පක්‍ෂ පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත‍්‍රී අතුරලියේ රතන හිමියන් අයවැය විවාදයට එක්වෙමින් කියා සිටියහ.
පසුගිය කාලයන්හිදි ලබා දුන් සහනාධාර පොහොරවල විෂ රසියනික බහුලව තිබූ බවත් ඉන් ගොවි ජීවිතවලට විශාල බලපෑමක් එල්ල වූ බවත් කියා සිටි එහිමියෝ තම ඉල්ලීම සලකමින් පොහොර වෙනුවට මුදල් ලබා දීම ගැන රජයට ස්තූතිවන්ත වන බවද කියා සිටියේය
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Glyphosate ban lifted for tea, rubber industries... Navin
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Ravi k is a donkey ,,if you foget your roots you will vanish,,if their policy is that they are about to destroy themselves soon,,..

These donkey destroyed ealiar,,and we thought he had gained a lesson,,.seems not
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Thanks YK.
Excellent work. Very Happy

I love animals and insulting them is not good. Very Happy Very Happy

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Yes sorry for insulting donkeys
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Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:51 pm
good analysis by YK Sir...

සියරට දේ සිරිසැප දේ ,ඒක මේ ආණ්ඩුවට නොතෙරෙයිද මන්දා....
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YK,

Just for stats accuracy ( academic puposes), know that the numbers used by that site is totally off in most cases. Am not distracting your good post but making a academic point.


Below are real numbers in some countries at present



For example :

Dubai :

I see 2.5 kg of Chicken breast ( Saera brand) is on sale at 20 AED !!!
Thats Rs 778 for 2.5 kg . Rs 311 for 1 KG of chicken breast !!!

Jasmine rice ( a very fragrant , quality and tasty rice imported from Thailand little similar to Basmathi) is Rs 120 for 1 kg in Dubai. Regulr white should be half that price on sale.



Singapore

Jasmine Rice 5 KG is about 7.5 singapore dollar ( Rs 150 per Kg)
( note regular white rice will be much cheaper)


USA:

Regular white rice : 1 lbs is about $0.5 ( that about $1 for 1 kg)


All the above numbers are actual I can testify.


I mentioned these as it will show the reality/disparity of number shown on that website and actual cases ( ofcouse non sale price can be higher and will differ from super market to super market in those countries




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Chuti just curios. Do you view only YK posts .
I saw you only comment on these?





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ThanX SLS

I too agree with the limitations of this simple secondary data based research...
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SLS Sir,My Personal View is encourage of local farmers and implementing a mechanism to increase the cultivation in the country..
Otherwise we all have to listen this song forever.


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yesterday a friend of mine said the cancer is spreading fast in Sri Lanka and his assumption is its because Sri Lankans eat rice. After kidney and fertilizer issue now a set of intellectuals have turned to rice.

I asked them to represent their view with data. Just carefully look at next two charts.
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Canada is number one Life Expectancy as well as in cancer.

If you carefully look at Sri Lanka in the second world map, it shines in red a midst green coloured countries.


How I understand this is  " The more man live the more vulnerable him to cancer" .


Canadians are not rice eaters like us at SL.. Yet they record highest cancer.
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