Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi
Overview: The new retail ceiling price for three-ply face mask is reduced to 70 sen from RM1 per piece previously, effective Nov 1.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/27/face-mask-ceiling-price-set-at-70-sen-from-nov-1
Type of Justification: To encourage citizens to adopt new norms.
Evidence/Justification: Taking into account the need for the people to continue to adopt new norms, especially the use of face masks, the ministry has reviewed the price of face masks by involving local manufacturers and importers.