In early February the Agency on consumer rights started checking the Moldovan market for compliance with standards of storage and sale of products, the availability of fiscal documents.
A central capital market was the first on the list. According to preliminary data, it was found that more than 50% of all salespeople violate trade rules and work out with weights. As a result, customers constantly overpay up to 15-20% of the value of the goods.
Scales are often uneven on the surface, they are damaged and cracked. The value of the balance are not visible to Buyers.
In most cases - it is illegal scales, which have not passed metrological verification and they do not have a seal. It is prohibited trading on such scales!
The inspection agency wore only informative, but these significant violations involve considerable penalties - up to 12 thsd lei.