Consumer Protection Policy launched

September 23, 2021 2279
Industrialization and Trade minister, Lucia Iipumbu Industrialization and Trade minister, Lucia Iipumbu UNDP

On Wednesday Industrialization and Trade minister, Lucia Iipumbu launched the Namibia Consumer Protection Policy.

The policy seeks to protect vulnerable consumers & secure an equitable environment for businesses.

“The policy seeks to protect vulnerable consumers and secure an even playing ground for all businesses to ensure promotion and protection of the rights of consumers, and to ensure unfair trade practices and unscrupulous exploitation of consumers in any market or transaction are monitored, controlled and prohibited at national level and in all possible situations. Thus, this policy equally empowers consumers to navigate the marketplace from an equal and informed position of power and influence,” she said.

 

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