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Guinea-Bissau government will import 60,000 tons of rice to mitigate the rise in prices

In recent days, Guineans have denounced, on radios and social networks, that a bag of rice of 50 kilograms can be sold for up to 23 thousand CFA francs (about 35 dollars) and that sugar "disappeared from the market.

According to the population's complaints, the few traders who still have sugar are selling the product for up to 30,000 CFA francs (about 45 dollars) for each 50-kilogram bag when the government has set the price at 27,000 (about 41 euros).

The cooking oil, sold at 750 CFA francs (1.14 dollars) per liter, now costs twice . . .

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