The prime minister said the issue of price increases had been addressed at the first government meeting this year; they decided to fix the prices of six products, namely granulated sugar, wheat flour, sunflower cooking oil, pork leg, chicken breast and 2.8 percent cow’s milk.
The government decree on this, recorded by Viktor Orbán, was published on Friday night Hungarian GazetteAccordingly, the measure on the food price will enter into force on 1 February and will expire on 2 May.
The decree stipulates that if the authority becomes aware of a breach of obligations, it shall impose a fine of HUF 50,000 to HUF 3,000,000 or, in the event of a repeated breach, order that the trader not be allowed to continue temporarily for at least one day, up to six months. may. If someone receives a fine, they must pay within 15 days.
The official products are listed in the annex to the government decree, as follows:
- granulated sugar (white sugar).
- Wheat flour BL 55.
- Refined sunflower oil.
- Pork thighs of domestic swine (including bone – in, skinned, filleted, cut, sliced or kibbled, whether or not pre – packaged, fresh, chilled or frozen).
- Chicken breasts, loins, whole or in pieces (including bones, hides, skins, fillets, slices or minced meat, whether or not put up as a prepackage, fresh, chilled or frozen).
- Ultra-high temperature heat-treated cow’s milk with a fat content of 2.8% by weight.
Last November, Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, announced at the Government Info that the fuel price would be fixed at HUF 480 per liter from 15 November.
Before Christmas last year, on December 23 – also on his Facebook page – Viktor Orbán announced that in 2022 (it turned out from the relevant decree that from February 1, 2022 to May 31, 2022) we could already pay for food in SZÉP. card.
And we wrote about it here in two big multiples already some products are still cheaper; and that the farmers and the food industry can pay the price of the price stop, you can read here.