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Expired products: One month shutdown for food company

Expired products: One month shutdown for food company

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has said it has shut down a food company in Abu Hamour and its affiliated warehouse in the Al Sailiya area for a one-month period over the display, sale and storage of expired food products.

MEC closes company for selling fake sanitary ware items

MEC closes company for selling fake sanitary ware items

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce announced the closure of a construction materials company in the Industrial Area for one month for selling counterfeit sanitary ware items.

Local startup firms urged to join 'National Product' initiative

Local startup firms urged to join 'National Product' initiative

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has called on local startup companies to join its 'National Product' initiative which was launched last November in collaboration with Al Meera Consumer Goods Company and Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center).

Street vendors penalised for operating without licence

Street vendors penalised for operating without licence

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in co-operation with the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, has carried out a surprise inspection campaign targeting street vendors on Doha Corniche.

Festival of offers, Shop Qatar to kick off in January

Festival of offers, Shop Qatar to kick off in January

The second edition of Shop Qatar will kick off from January 7 to February 7, 2018 with a series of nation-wide promotion offers, discounts, entertainment and public celebrations, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) and Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) have announced.

MEC carries out surprise inspection of retail outlets

MEC carries out surprise inspection of retail outlets

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has carried out a surprise inspection campaign targeting a number of retail outlets across Qatar in a bid to monitor the compliance of suppliers (retail outlets) with their obligations under law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.

Opening commercial rep office in Qatar now made hassle free

Opening commercial rep office in Qatar now made hassle free

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has announced procedures and regulations for opening commercial representative offices in Qatar, in line with its efforts to provide an attractive investment environment for various economic and commercial projects.

Ministry sets minimum 5-yr warranty for AC compressor

Ministry sets minimum 5-yr warranty for AC compressor

In a move aimed at protecting the interests of owners and users of air-conditioners (ACs), the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has issued a circular that lays down clear norms for their display, sale, warranty, repair and replacement.

Qatar pavilion wins Gold Award at Expo 2017

Qatar pavilion wins Gold Award at Expo 2017

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) announced that the Qatar Pavilion at Expo 2017, held in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, won the first place and Gold Award among more than 100 pavilions of different participating countries.

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

These outlets include clothing shops, perfumes and accessories shops, tailor shops, fruit and vegetables stores, sweets and cracker shops, barber shops and beauty salons, car washrooms as well as gold and jewellery stores.

Subsidised sheep to be sold to Qataris from Saturday

Subsidised sheep to be sold to Qataris from Saturday

The initiative has been launched by the MEC for the fifth year in row aiming at creating a balance in prices at the local market, which experiences a surge in demand for sheep ahead of and during Eid Al Adha.

Food shop inspection campaign in Shehaniyah

Food shop inspection campaign in Shehaniyah

Al Shehaniyah Municipality Heath Control Section in co-operation with the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has carried out a joint inspection campaign on the food shops in the Sheehaniyah area