"From the observation in Raya Market, prices of some commodities such as red chili, onions and beef returned at normal prices compared to last week," Head o Padang Trade Agency, Endrizal stated in Padang, on Wednesday (May 16).
He said the price stability is done due to an abundance of supply to traders while demand tends to decrease.
Including beef, it despites an increase in demand, prices remain stable at Rp120 thousand per kilogram.
With this normal price, it plans to do not conduct market operations in the beginning of Ramadhan.
Market operations will take place from May 28 to June 4, 2018 as a step to ensure stable prices. (cha)