Consumer goods to be sold at reduced prices to help people amid Covid-19 crisis


The Department of Internal Trade will organise a campaign to sell consumer products at cheap prices in the second phase starting from April 25 until June 30 to help alleviate people’s financial burden during the Covid-19 crisis, Deputy PM and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said on Saturday (April 25). 

“The pilot phase of this campaign has been running from April 16, showcasing 72 consumer products and up to 58 per cent discount,” he said. “In the second phase, which will start from Saturday until the end of June, 3,025 products are going to be added to the campaign with discounts as high as 68 per cent. 

Jurin said products that will have big discounts include rice, drinks, cooking oils, frozen cooked foods, condiment products, personal care products, toilet paper, dishwashing liquid and detergent. 

“You can buy these products at the department’s Blue Flag shops nationwide and the branches of 13 partner retailers — Big C Supercenter, Ekachai Shop, Siam Makro, Foodland, CJ Express, Saha Lawson, CP All (7-Eleven), The Mall, Maxvalue, Tops, Gourmet Market, Home Fresh Mart and Family Mart,” said Jurin. “We expect this campaign to help reduce Thai people’s cost of living by a total of more than Bt1 billion.