DTI reminds Antique vendors of Fair Trade Laws

SAN JOSE, Antique -- The Department of Trade and Industry met with the retailers/market vendors of San Jose Tradetown in relation to the "Provision of Support Mechanisms to San Jose Tradetown Operation" project which will be launched on Friday, 21 April 2017.

Provincial Director Mercedes Young of DTI spearheaded the briefing on Fair Trade Laws including orientation of the rights of consumers.

She likewise called for the support of retailers and business owners to the 2017 Palarong Pambansa by providing adequate supply of goods at reasonable prices.

Joy B. Cardinal, Senior Trade and Industry Specialist also of DTI - Antique Provincial Office emphasized to the San Jose Tradetown retailers the need for their cooperation in ensuring improved market operation through fair business practices and compliance to laws and ordinances.

San Jose Tradetown is one of the progressive public markets in the province located at the capital town, said Cardinal.

Salvador Villavert of the Municipal Economic Enterprise Development Office - LGU San Jose, presented the proposed price tags which will be used in the different market sections as part of the mechanism to ensure compliance to Price tag Law.

The activity was attended by the officers of the Tradetown Market Vendors Association and the market section heads at Negosyo Center, DTI San Jose. (PIA)