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Commerce Ministry Begins Inspection Of Businesses April 24
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Commerce Ministry Begins Inspection Of Businesses April 24

MONROVIA, April 20 (LINA) –The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced that it will commence regular quarterly inspection of business entities on Monday, April 24.

According to a Commerce Ministry release, the inspection, which ends on May 23, is intended to provide protection for consumers and ensure continuous compliance with standard regulations.

The inspection will also certify that products found on the Liberian market are tested by the National Standards Laboratory to meet international standards and conform to the General Business Law of Liberia.

The ministry said the inspection will be carried out from Mondays to Thursdays, stressing that there will be no inspection on Fridays and weekends.

The release said the four-week intensive inspection will be guided by the Ministry’s general inspection guidelines, and focus on three cardinal areas - Business Regulation Enforcement; General Commodity Standard Inspection; and  Market Surveillance and Price Monitoring.

According to the release, the inspection will cover mini and super markets, groceries, cold storage, convenient and electronic stores, and Water Companies.

The release indicated that the Metrology Division at the National Standards Laboratory will be carrying out the Bureau of Industrial Services Quarterly Gas Station and Weighing Instruments Verification and Inspection at all relevant establishments.

The Ministry stressed that the process is being carried out to ensure that consumers receive the required quantity of petroleum products and other consumable goods that are purchased by measurement (volume or weight).

Meanwhile, the Ministry is calling on the business community to give full compliance to the inspectors who will be in the field implementing the inspection regulations.

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