Ministry of Commerce Makkah Region branch conducts 11,000 price monitoring tasks in August

05 Sep 2022


The inspectors of the Ministry of Commerce Makkah Region branch performed 11,000 price monitoring assignments covering supply and essential commodities in August, as part of the inspection visits exceeding 11,000. 

The inspections focused on warehouses, markets and retail outlets across cities, governorates and villages located throughout the province. The inspectors made sure that all of the businesses were in compliance with the regulations stipulated for by the Ministry on pricing.

Violators were slapped with 965 fines on the spot.

To safeguard consumer rights and ensure that they have access to a wide range of goods in sufficient numbers, the Ministry of Commerce continues to enact strict procedures with the goal of closely monitoring pricing throughout all of the Kingdom's regions. 

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Last Modified 07 Sep 2022