Festive Season Ceiling Prices for Broiler Chicken and Eggs

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Government-controlled ceiling prices (retail) for broiler chicken and chicken eggs (Grade A, B, C)
for Festive Seasons in West Malaysia.

Started since 2000 by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs for both East and West Malaysia.

Year

Duration

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Duration

Chinese New Year

Standard Chicken *
(RM/kg)

Chicken Egg (Grade A)
(RM/piece)

Standard Chicken *
(RM/kg)

Chicken Egg (Grade A)
(RM/piece)

Retail

Wholesale

Retail

Wholesale

Retail

Wholesale

Retail

Wholesale

'00

-

-

-

-

-

05/01/00 - 22/02/00

6.00

-

-

-

'01

20/12/00 - 04/01/01

5.40

-

0.20-0.24

-

17/01/01 - 31/01/01

5.40

-

0.20-0.24

-

'02

29/11/02 - 13/12/02

5.40

-

0.18-0.21

-

05/02/02 - 19/02/02

5.40

-

0.18-0.22

-

'03

18/11/03 - 02/12/03

5.40

-

A) 0.21-0.23
B) 0.20-0.22
C) 0.19-0.21

-

25/01/03 - 08/02/03

5.40

-

0.20-0.22

-

'04

04/11/04 - 21/11/04

6.00

-

A) 0.24
B) 0.22-0.23
C) 0.20

-

15/01/04 - 29/01/04

5.40

-

A) 0.21-0.23
B) 0.20-0.22
C) 0.19-0.21

-

'05

15/10/05 - 28/02/06

6.00

-

A) 0.30
B) 0.29
C) 0.28

-

02/02/05 - 16/02/05

6.00

-

A) 0.26-0.27
B) 0.25-0.26
C) 0.24-0.25

-

'06

24/09/06 - 31/10/06

6.00

-

A) 0.28
B) 0.27
C) 0.26

-

15/10/05 - 28/02/06

6.00

-

A) 0.30
B) 0.29
C) 0.28

-

'07

13/09/07 - 20/10/07
(Hari Raya Puasa)

01/11/07 - 15/11/07
(Deepavali)

6.00

5.40

A) 0.28
B) 0.27
C) 0.26

A) 0.26
B) 0.25
C) 0.24

11/02/07 - 25/02/07

5.40

4.80

A) 0.28
B) 0.27
C) 0.26

A) 0.26
B) 0.25
C) 0.24

'08

24/09/08 - 8/10/08
(Hari Raya Puasa)

20/10/08 - 3/11/08 (Deepavali)

7.00

6.20

A) 0.32
B) 0.31
C) 0.30

A) 0.30
B) 0.29
C) 0.28

01/02/08 - 10/02/08

6.00

5.40

A) 0.30
B) 0.29
C) 0.28

A) 0.28
B) 0.27
C) 0.26

'09

13/09/09 - 27/09/09

6.90

6.05

(A) 0.34
(B) 0.33
(C) 0.32

(A) 0.32
(B) 0.31
(C) 0.30

19/01/09 - 02/02/09

6.90

6.05

A) 0.34
B) 0.33
C) 0.32

A) 0.32
B) 0.31
C) 0.30

 

Langkawi

7.20

6.35

(A) 0.34
(B) 0.33
(C) 0.32

(A) 0.32
(B) 0.31
(C) 0.30

Langkawi

7.20

6.35

A) 0.35
B) 0.34
C) 0.33

A) 0.33
B) 0.32
C) 0.31

 

23/12/09 - 27/12/09
(Christmas)

6.90

6.05

(A) 0.31
(B) 0.30
(C) 0.29

(A) 0.29
(B) 0.28
(C) 0.27

10/02/10 - 21/02/10

7.20

6.35

A) 0.34
B) 0.33
C) 0.32

A) 0.32
B) 0.31
C) 0.30

 

Langkawi

7.20

6.35

(A) 0.31
(B) 0.30
(C) 0.29

(A) 0.29
(B) 0.28
(C) 0.27

Lean and Fat 上肉

Belly 花肉

14.00

20.00

12.00

18.00

   

'10

03/09/10 - 17/09/10

7.20

6.35

(A) 0.35
(B) 0.34
(C) 0.33

(A) 0.33
(B) 0.32
(C) 0.31

31/10/10 - 09/11/10
(Deepavali)

7.20

6.35

A) 0.35
B) 0.34
C) 0.33

A) 0.33
B) 0.32
C) 0.31

'11

23/8/11-6/9/11

Langkawi

7.20

7.70

6.35

6.85

(A) 0.36
(B) 0.35
(C) 0.34

(A) 0.34
(B) 0.33
(C) 0.32

30/1/11-10/2/2011

Lean and Fat 上肉
Belly 花肉

7.20
 

16.00
22.00

6.35
 

14.00
20.00

A) 0.36
B) 0.35
C) 0.34

A) 0.34
B) 0.33
C) 0.32

* Chicken: Slaughtered and dressed chicken with leg, head, liver and gizzard (Standard Chicken)

Source: MDTCA / FLFAM

Notes:

  1. The government imposed an extension of ceiling price control duration from the previous two weeks only to 4 1/2 months starting from 15 October 2005.
  2. The government extended the price control to slaughtered and dressed chicken without leg, head, liver and gizzard (Super Chicken) at RM 6.70 per kilogram from 15 October 2005
  3. The government shortened the control duration by end 2006
  4. The government started ceiling price control for Deepavali 2006
  5. The government started wholesale price ceiling control for Chinese New Year 2007
  6. The government started ceiling price control for Christmas 2009
  7. The government started pork ceiling price control for Chinese New Year 2010