Taiyuan Market Supervision Administration: strictly investigate hoarding, fabricating and spreading information about price rises, and price gouging during the epidemic prevention and control period

2022-06-14 0 By

On April 3, taiyuan Market Supervision Administration issued a warning letter on regulating price behaviors during the epidemic prevention and control period, which reads as follows:In view of the severe situation of epidemic prevention and control, in order to prevent the price of livelihood commodities from rising too fast, maintain the order and stability of market prices, and protect the legitimate rights and interests of consumers, we hereby remind and caution the following concerning relevant matters:1. All business operators in the city shall strictly abide by the price Law of the People’s Republic of China, Regulations on Clearly Marked Prices of Commodities and Services, Regulations on The Prohibition of Price Fraud and other price laws and regulations, strengthen price self-discipline, and operate in accordance with law and in good faith.2. All business operators in the city shall mark the price clearly according to the regulations, and the price clearly shall be complete, clear writing, counterpoint of goods labels and eye-catching marks;They may not sell commodities at a markup above the marked price, collect any fees not indicated, or deceive or induce consumers by using false or misleading forms of marked price or means of price.All business operators in the city shall consciously maintain the market order, and shall not take illegal means to significantly raise the sales prices of daily necessities such as grain, oil, meat, eggs and vegetables and epidemic prevention items;They shall not collude with each other to manipulate market prices.Consumers are welcome to strengthen supervision. If you find any illegal price behaviors, please keep relevant evidence and call 12345 or 12315 to complain and report.Market regulators will step up market inspections and punish illegal practices such as hoarding, fabricating and spreading information about price rises, and pushing up prices by taking the opportunity of epidemic prevention and control.Typical cases with bad circumstances will be exposed publicly.Source: Shanxi Market guide Weekly supervision