Deputy Prime Minister and Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit has banned the export of chicken eggs for seven days to end local egg shortages, and will extend it if needed, Bangkok Post reported.
“People are concerned about Covid-19, so demand has soared three-fold in the past few days and shortages happen sometimes,” he said at Government House on Thursday.
Mr Jurin said he would halt chicken egg exports until the shortage is alleviated. The ban would be initially be for seven days.
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