Accordingly, the municipal People’s Committee received a document of the Government Office stating conclusions of Permanent Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh on combating smuggling, commercial fraud and counterfeit goods.
The Deputy PM asked all level Party organizations and authorities to make the fight against counterfeit products, smuggled goods and trade fraud task of prime importance.
He stressed that heads of functional forces and chairpersons of district/township People’s Committees are responsible to the municipal People’s Committee Chairman if trade counterfeit products, smuggled goods and trade fraud occur frequently in the localities.
Binh assigned the municipal Steering Committee 389 in collaboration with the Central’s task force to set up plans on grasping the situation, inspecting and handling production and trade of fake goods, violations related to intellectual property rights and illegal e-commerce activities.
According to him, there should be close co-operation between the committee and press agencies to enhance communication and dissemination of regulations on the prevention of smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods as well as the damaging effects caused by the consumption of smuggled goods and those of unknown origins, new ruse of offenders and measures to deter smuggling and trade fraud.
The Government leader also underlined the necessity to continue mobilizing the public to join the effort and timely honor individuals with outstanding achievements in performing the task.
Binh noted the city’s functional forces should effectively realize directions of the Government, the Prime Minister, the National Steering Committee 389 and the municipal Steering Committee 389 on tackling counterfeit goods, smuggling and trade fraud, while requesting for due attention to management of cadres and civil servants.
Binh also urged the task force to focus on investing and drastically handle serious cases.
Regarding the above-mentioned missions, the municipal People’s Committee assigned the Market Surveillance Sub-Department to work with relevant departments, agencies and members of the municipal Steering Committee 389 to deploy the tasks and give reports to the municipal People’s Committee as regulated.