We detected increases in citrus prices

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1361 violations were registered within 3 days, and they were immediately fined

The spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, Abdul-Rahman Al-Hussein, confirmed that the ministry monitored increases in the prices of some fruits, especially citrus fruits, noting that the rises reached 100%, pointing out that the cases of manipulation and price hikes that the ministry monitored during 3 days were 1361 violations, and the perpetrators were given immediate fines.

This came in response to the query “previously” during the daily press conference held by the Ministry of Health about the developments of the Corona virus, where “Al-Hussein” said: “We stood on these cases and confirmed the source and supplier’s bills and the distributors’ bills themselves, and some of these cases were already showing that there is an increase In the price of the source resource, which I brought from some countries where the cost has increased due to this global crisis, and which requires us to deal with its variables. ”

He stressed that there are many countries affected by the movement of import and export, and the cost of freight and insurance, and the cost of supplies and logistics in full.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce confirmed that these cases, God willing, will be taken into account, adding: “We have already started working on them with a number of suppliers, and there will be other countries, and there are shipments of citrus and oranges, God willing, will come to the Kingdom is now on its way until the need is complete covered up”.

Al-Hussein revealed that the cases of manipulation and price hikes monitored by the Ministry of Commerce were within 3 days, amounting to 1,361 violations, and they were given immediate fines, and that these immediate fines ranged according to the severity of the violation, and if they were large or were limited violations, they were monitored and fines for violations started From 50 thousand riyals and up to one million riyals.

He continued: “There is also great cooperation with the General Authority for Competition, when there is an exploitation of the circumstance of controlling and manipulating a commodity, and delivering a message to the recipient that these commodities are on the way to being sold out until they are sold to him at an unfair price, so the fine will be large, amounting to 10 million riyals, And sometimes up to three times the profits from selling the price of this commodity, or 10% of the annual sales of this facility, so consumer protection is a red line for the ministry. ”

He added: “We always tell consumers if you have detected any fraud or fraud or have noticed even a price increase. You have to initiate, through the application of a commercial communication, that you file the report with the Ministry of Commerce, or the Consumer Protection Phone 1900.
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The spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, Abdul-Rahman Al-Hussein, confirmed that the ministry monitored increases in the prices of some fruits, especially citrus fruits, noting that the rises reached 100%, pointing out that the cases of manipulation and price hikes that the ministry monitored during 3 days were 1361 violations, and the perpetrators were given immediate fines.

This came in response to the query “previously” during the daily press conference held by the Ministry of Health about the developments of the Corona virus, where “Al-Hussein” said: “We stood on these cases and confirmed the source and supplier’s bills and the distributors’ bills themselves, and some of these cases were already showing that there is an increase In the price of the source resource, which I brought from some countries where the cost has increased due to this global crisis, and which requires us to deal with its variables. ”

He stressed that there are many countries affected by the movement of import and export, and the cost of freight and insurance, and the cost of supplies and logistics in full.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce confirmed that these cases, God willing, will be taken into account, adding: “We have already started working on them with a number of suppliers, and there will be other countries, and there are shipments of citrus and oranges, God willing, will come to the Kingdom is now on its way until the need is complete covered up”.

Al-Hussein revealed that the cases of manipulation and price hikes monitored by the Ministry of Commerce were within 3 days, amounting to 1,361 violations, and they were given immediate fines, and that these immediate fines ranged according to the severity of the violation, and if they were large or were limited violations, they were monitored and fines for violations started From 50 thousand riyals and up to one million riyals.

He continued: “There is also great cooperation with the General Authority for Competition, when there is an exploitation of the circumstance of controlling and manipulating a commodity, and delivering a message to the recipient that these commodities are on the way to being sold out until they are sold to him at an unfair price, so the fine will be large, amounting to 10 million riyals, And sometimes up to three times the profits from selling the price of this commodity, or 10% of the annual sales of this facility, so consumer protection is a red line for the ministry. ”

He added: “We always tell consumers if you have detected any fraud or fraud or have noticed even a price increase. You have to initiate, through the application of a commercial communication, that you file the report with the Ministry of Commerce, or the Consumer Protection Phone 1900.

March 31, 2020 – Shaaban 7, 1441

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1361 violations were registered within 3 days, and they were immediately fined

The spokesman of the Ministry of Commerce, Abdul-Rahman Al-Hussein, confirmed that the ministry monitored increases in the prices of some fruits, especially citrus fruits, noting that the rises reached 100%, pointing out that the cases of manipulation and price hikes that the ministry monitored during 3 days were 1361 violations, and the perpetrators were given immediate fines.

This came in response to the query “previously” during the daily press conference held by the Ministry of Health about the developments of the Corona virus, where “Al-Hussein” said: “We stood on these cases and confirmed the source and supplier’s bills and the distributors’ bills themselves, and some of these cases were already showing that there is an increase In the price of the source resource, which I brought from some countries where the cost has increased due to this global crisis, and which requires us to deal with its variables. ”

He stressed that there are many countries affected by the movement of import and export, and the cost of freight and insurance, and the cost of supplies and logistics in full.

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce confirmed that these cases, God willing, will be taken into account, adding: “We have already started working on them with a number of suppliers, and there will be other countries, and there are shipments of citrus and oranges, God willing, will come to the Kingdom is now on its way until the need is complete covered up”.

Al-Hussein revealed that the cases of manipulation and price hikes monitored by the Ministry of Commerce were within 3 days, amounting to 1,361 violations, and they were given immediate fines, and that these immediate fines ranged according to the severity of the violation, and if they were large or were limited violations, they were monitored and fines for violations started From 50 thousand riyals and up to one million riyals.

He continued: “There is also great cooperation with the General Authority for Competition, when there is an exploitation of the circumstance of controlling and manipulating a commodity, and delivering a message to the recipient that these commodities are on the way to being sold out until they are sold to him at an unfair price, so the fine will be large, amounting to 10 million riyals, And sometimes up to three times the profits from selling the price of this commodity, or 10% of the annual sales of this facility, so consumer protection is a red line for the ministry. ”

He added: “We always tell consumers if you have detected any fraud or fraud or have noticed even a price increase. You have to initiate, through the application of a commercial communication, that you file the report with the Ministry of Commerce, or the Consumer Protection Phone 1900.

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