KOTA KINABALU: The hypermarkets has been told display the lists of 500 GST items for the convenient of the consumers.
“Not all the goods are GST mandatory because we have three types namely GST zero, GST exempted and GST low price,” said Community Development and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid.
She advised the people to become a smart consumer and adopt the concept of buy low price, refrain from buying expensive products if cannot afford and boycott retailers that abuse the situation for profiteering.
She said the people should choose the hypermarkets that offered fair prices such as Giant who locked their prices for three months, Servay and Milimewa offers low prices and Mydin absorbed the GST as part of the corporate social responsibility.
“We also hope the hypermarkets will take the initiative to advertise in the newspapers the lists of the 500 items with GST, 500 exempted from GST and 500 low price,” Jainab suggested.- Sayangsabah