Ministry of Commerce (MOC) organized a coordination meeting to control high sale price to the health equipments and goods31 มีนาคม 2563
The Ministry of Commerce Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon held a coordination meeting through video conference system to control high sale price to the health equipments, medicines, foodstuffs for the prevention, control and treatment of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) at the Ministry in Nay Pyi Taw, Sunday.
At the meeting, permanent secretary U Aung Soe said that some persons are selling the goods with high price by taking opportunities on the irregular border trade and maritime flow in regard with coronavirus disease.
The Ministry is cooperating with associations for the price of health protective equipments, medicines and food to be stable in the market. He also added that the basic food such as rice, chili, onion and beans are in sufficiency in local as these products are produced by Myanmar and coordination is being made for the safety of oil.
According to guidance of the Working Committee to Address the Possible Impacts of COVID-19 on the Country’s Economy, it is also undertaking by opening the Help Desk, led by the Ministry of Commerce to handle trading problems.
He also added that the Ministry would take necessary actions to market players in accord with the law and he called on giving suggestion for the reasonable price and stable market.
Chairmen of the Associations and officials reported on surging price of medicines and food, taking actions, collaboration and future plans, price stability, fixing as essential goods, difficulties they are facing and the needs. Heads of the Departments under the Ministry and concerned officials discussed plans to provide for the smooth operation.
The Permanent Secretary responded their discussions and the meeting concluded.
(Myanmar International TV Channel: https://www.myanmaritv.com/news/price-stability-ministry-commerce-organizes-meeting-control-high-sale-price )