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Government commodity price bulletin board to go online soon

Government commodity price bulletin board to go online soon

Taipei, March 23 (CNA) As part of efforts to promote the transparency of data on commodity prices, the Executive Yuan is establishing a commodity price bulletin board that will be put online by the end of the month, Vice Premier Chang San-cheng said Monday. The planned "Commodity Price Bulletin Platform" will offer viewers information on prices of 60 kinds of vital products and will also have a special page where people can express their opinions and proposals, increasing the opportunities for citizen participation, Chang said during a meeting of the Executive Yuan's price stabilization panel. The most important role of the planned platform will be to acquire data on retail prices of the selected products from Ministry of Finance-released electronic invoices and then publishing the information for public reference, according to the Executive Yuan. The 60 kinds of products to be listed on the price bulletin platform will cover meat products, fishery products, vegetables, fruit, drinks, daily supplements and groceries, the Executive Yuan said, adding that the data will be renewed every two weeks. (By Tang Pei-chun and Elizabeth Hsu)


Updated : 2021-03-08 13:42 GMT+08:00