MCI shut down Al Amoudi Factory for Electrical Industries for putting labels "Made in Saudi Arabia" on products made in Taiwan

13 Nov 2013
More than 88,000 pieces had been seized and the owner was summoned for investigation
MCI Closed the Factory of Mohammed Ahmed Bafeel  AlAmoudi for electrical industries in Jeddah after a raid by the MCI inspection teams, more than 88 thousand pieces were detected. These were imported from Taiwan, the factory works to remove the country of origin and replace it with  plastic tags saying "Made in Saudi Arabia " and the trademark of the same factory "ecco",  all quantities were confiscated immediately and the owner was called for  investigation and fo​r taking the legal procedures against him. 

The MCI inspection teams had conducted a comprehensive survey of factories in Jeddah , located in Al Khamrah area to check their work, and to face  any suspicious transactions that  may  affect the consumers , and to catch offenders .                          

The seizures included : 1500 motor pumps made in China,  56 144 
" Tableau switches " imported from Taiwan, 30480 "Tableau switches" ready for sale , in addition to 57 headlamps "torch" are fixed after they have been  damaged and they are put in a new carton.      
It is worth mentioning that MCI has recently implemented a comprehensive campaign on the markets, factories, warehouses through its branches in the Kingdom to confiscate counterfeit and copied  electrical tools and auto parts, large quantities of fake and counterfeit parts were confiscated and destroyed , with the closure of the offensive shops, and calling those involved for investigation .            
MCI stresses that it will not tolerate touting fake or counterfeit goods, particularly that threaten the health and safety of the consumer and it will apply the official and legal penalties against the violators.

MCI also emphasizes that it will continue the inspection tours on markets, warehouses, shops, factories and all commercial establishments, to ensure their regular work.  

MCI calls for all consumers to report cases of fraud and counterfeiting through the Complaints and Report Center at the MCI on the phone No.  800 124 1616
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018