State Oversight Agency To Investigate Cheese Price Hike

STATE OVERSIGHT AGENCY TO INVESTIGATE CHEESE PRICE HIKE

2010/11/03 | 15:52

economy

Armenia~Rs State Committee for Economic Protection (SCEC) has decided
to conduct its own investigation of why the price of domestic cheese
has drastically jumped recently.

SCEC President Artak Shaboyan said that the price rise has cause an
avalanche of consumer protest, given that cheese is a daily staple
for many. He also left open the possibility that spot checks would
be made at cheese producing facilities.

Mr. Shaboyan called on all experts in the field to furnish detailed
information to the committee on the matter.

He said that the cheese sector wasn~Rt as monopolized as other food
sectors and that there were 78 firms registered with the State
Revenue Committee operating in the market, not counting numerous
rural manufacturers.

From: A. Papazian

http://hetq.am/en/economy/panir/

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