Pharmaceutical company fined US$ 2,147 for raising facemask price

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A pharmaceutical company in the Central Province of Thua Thien-Hue has been slapped with a fine worth VND50 million (US$2,140) after being caught selling a box of face masks at VND200,000 ($8.5), about four times higher than the regular price.

Pharmaceutical company fined US$ 2,147 for raising facemask price

The Market Management Board in the Central Province of Thua Thien – Hue and related agencies yesterday decided to pay a visit to the pharmaceutical company after receiving complaints of face mask price raise.
At the company, a box of face mask was listed VND160,000 ( 50 face masks per box); however, through checking, the price of the face mask box is much lower than the price.
Accordingly, the management board and related agencies decided to throw a book at the company.

By Van Thang - Translated by Dan Thuy

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