Price gouging

A supermarket staff member cleans up in Ba after an earlier flooding. The Consumer Council of Fiji has warned traders that increasing prices during natural disasters amounts to unfair trade practices particularly under Section 66 and 76 of Commerce Commis

A supermarket staff member cleans up in Ba after an earlier flooding. The Consumer Council of Fiji has warned traders that increasing prices during natural disasters amounts to unfair trade practices particularly under Section 66 and 76 of Commerce Commis

PRICE gouging places a big burden on the poor, says Consumer Council of Fiji CEO Premila Kumar. “Traders are warned that increasing prices during natural disasters amounts to unfair trade practices particularly under Section 66 and 76 of Commerce Commission Act 2010,” she said. Ms Kumar in a statement issued on Monday has warned traders […]

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