MALAYSIA: Unscrupulous wholesalers blamed for unstable fruit and vegetable market
Unscrupulous wholesalers have flooded the domestic market with cheap foreign vegetables in a bid to cause a drastic drop in the price of local produce, according to the Cameron Highlands Indian Farmers Association . More than 2,000 farmers in the Cameron Highlands region are now struggling to compete in a market dominated by cheaper Thai and Indonesian goods. More than 1,000 tonnes of vegetables had to be dumped last month alone, causing a loss of RH10m.
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