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Factory shut for trading in Dhs20m fake engine oil


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Sohaila Ahmed, Staff Reporter

As part of Ajman-DED’s efforts to monitor markets and economic facilities with the aim of enhancing commercial protection and protecting consumers, Control & Consumer Protection Department was able after field investigation to seize engine oils valued at Dhs20 million which carried international trademarks in a factory in Ajman Industrial Area.

Almost 100,000 packs were confiscated, and the factory was immediately fined and closed.

Abdulla Ahmed Alhemrani, Assistant Director General for Economic Registration and Control affairs, said that Ajman-DED makes all efforts to combat commercial fraud and counterfeit goods. To this effect, inspection campaigns are being regularly carried out to curb such practices that harm interests of investors and trademark owners, and pose risks to consumers and cause damage to their property in case of use of such products due to their incompliance with international specifications and standards.

Hassan Ali Alshehhi, Manager of Anti Commercial Fraud Section, confirmed that Ajman-DED had stricted dealing with monopoly and commercial fraud practices to guarantee stability and commercial protection for investors, and its continuous collaboration with trademark owners to protect their rights. He also confirmed the efficiency of “Fraud Complaint Request” service available through the website and smart App.

In April, The Department of Economic Development, DED, in Ajman had announced eight new digital services available on its website and smart application 24/7 to make it easier and convenient for customers under the exceptional circumstances prevailing in the world.

These services included the issuance of Commercial Mobile Vehicle license, Instant License (Halan), Electronic Trading (E trader) License, Business Centre License, authentication of smart contracts for service agent and business companies, renewal for more than a year, temporary suspension license based on owner request (Freeze License), and cancellation based on the authority of Ajman DED (administrative cancellation).

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