Monday, December 27, 2010

Farmers pulling gun on us, claim ATKILIT TERA vendors.

There have been incidents where the farmers went as far as pulling guns on us when we insisted on a lower price so that we can meet the fixed price of Atkilt Terra,” Ashenafi, one of the vendors whose shop still operates. “We have no choice as the farmers sell the produce to us at the same prices at which we were supposed to sell,” Abdi, a vendor who had his shop sealed, told Fortune. “We have no choice but to either stop selling or to sell at a little more than the fixed price.” The ceiling price was set to protect consumers from unfair prices, according to the Trade and Industry Office. Read more….


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