Discrimination 2016

(Final report of 2016) (Praha, March 24, 2017) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority regularly inspects whether vendors discriminate consumers in any manner. In 2016, it carried out 1,412 inspections, including 19 cases in which discriminative conduct was detected. It was the same number as in 2015. “CTIA inspections most frequently saw nationality based discrimination when for example English speaking customers were billed higher prices than Czech consumers in restaurants. Inspection results indicate that discriminative conducts didn’t decrease...

Sale of counterfeits on Facebook

(Ústí nad Labem, March 17, 2017) Nowadays social networks are a popular and spread communication channel used also for purchases of goods. In the first half of February the CTIA of the Ústí and Liberec Regions saw sale of counterfeits via Facebook.The complete press release is available in the attachment.

Fuels – January 2017

(Praha, March 1, 2017) The Czech Trade Inspection Authority has continued its inspections of fuels in 2017. One of 226 samples collected in January failed the quality requirements. There was a slight decrease regarding the quality of sampled fuels from 0.0% to 0.4% in comparison with December 2016 when no poor quality sample was proven in laboratory analysis. The complete press release is available in the attachment.
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