Malaysia PM says cabinet agrees to abolish approved permits for wheat
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 (Reuters) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Ismail Sabri said on Monday his cabinet had agreed to abolish the approved permit requirement for importing wheat and the country would halt exports of 3.6 million chickens a month from June until production and prices stabilise.
Malaysia last week scrapped the approved permits for importing round cabbage, old coconuts, chicken and milk in a bid to secure food supplies and curtail rising prices.
Reporting by Mei Mei Chu; Editing by Martin Petty
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