The Government is concerned about the cost of living has to burden the people and all the efforts and actions taken to protect and ensure the welfare of the people. Thus, the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (Ministry) has implemented the program began in February 2013 1Harga 1Malaysia Programme Government Initiative, which is under the National Blue Ocean Strategy (6): Initiative to improve the quality of life in rural areas and interior aims to reduce the burden of the cost of living rising from time to time.
1Harga 1Malaysia program is also a method to standardize the prices of subsidized GMT (sugar, all purpose flour, cooking oil palm -1kg in packet) includes products in the Malaysian Cooperative Commission (SKM) and the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), which Coop1Malaysia goods and FAMA and KR1M nationwide. This program is aimed to standardize the price of goods subsidized GMT, KR1M, Coop1Malaysia and FAMA in Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan same as that obtained in the peninsula. Through this program, goods GMT, KR1M, Coop1Malaysia and FAMA are available from KR1M Shops, Stores Coop1Malaysia, Agrobazar Kedai Rakyat, FAMA stores and dealers (Point-of-Sales) in the country.