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Inspection at Doha Central Market

Inspection at Doha Central Market

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) conducted an inspection campaign at the Doha Central Market on Tuesday to coincide with the launch of its initiative on selling subsidised sheep ...

Ministry recalls Mercedes Benz models of 2013-2015

Ministry recalls Mercedes Benz models of 2013-2015

The MEC said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that automobile dealers follow up on vehicles' defects and repair them.

MEC inspections at Souq Al Watan uncover violations

MEC inspections at Souq Al Watan uncover violations

The campaign comes within the framework of the ministry’s efforts to monitor markets and commercial activities across Qatar to fight commercial fraud and uncover violations to protect consumer rights.

MEC announces recall of Honda Odyssey models of 2011-2016

MEC announces recall of Honda Odyssey models of 2011-2016

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Doha Marketing Services Company (Domasco), dealer of Honda vehicles in Qatar, has announced a recall of Honda Odyssey models ...

Sale of subsidised sheep from August 14: MEC

Sale of subsidised sheep from August 14: MEC

For the sixth consecutive year, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced the launch of its initiative of selling subsidised sheep to Qataris ahead of Eid al-Adha.

MEC cracks down on shops selling expired products

MEC cracks down on shops selling expired products

Article 6 prohibits the sale, display and promotion of substandard, counterfeit and fraudulent products.

MEC shuts down outlet for selling fake sports items

MEC shuts down outlet for selling fake sports items

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced one-month closure of a retail outlet located on Al Matar Street for displaying and selling counterfeit sports products bearing international trademarks.

MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

The ministry said it issued the decision to close the company, after it was found to be operating in violation of one of the articles of the Consumer Protection Law.

Tyre shops on Salwa Road fined for violations

Tyre shops on Salwa Road fined for violations

The violations included the display and sale of expired tyres in violation of Article 6 of Law No 8 of 2008.

MEC shuts down clothing store over counterfeit trademarks

MEC shuts down clothing store over counterfeit trademarks

The company was fined and closed for three weeks in line with Article 7 of Law No 8 of 2008.

MEC raises awareness to promote intellectual property concept

MEC raises awareness to promote intellectual property concept

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has organised an awareness campaign titled ‘Protect your Product’ to enable owners of pharmaceutical industries and companies to acquire practical expertise ...

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

The campaigns are aimed at ensuring the compliance of suppliers (retail outlets) with their obligations under Law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.