Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC market management force inspects Khaisilk stores

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HCMC market management force yesterday inspected some stores of Khaisilk Group in District 1 in the aftermath of a scandal in which Chinese silk scarfs were labeled with Khaisilk brand names for sale at high price.

Market management official inspects Khaisilk stores on October 30 (Photo: SGGP)

Market management official inspects Khaisilk stores on October 30 (Photo: SGGP)

The inspected ones comprise a store at 101 Dong Khoi street and another inside a hotel in Ton Duc Thang street. At the second store, shelves were found emty as goods had been removed.
Most of Khaisilk stores in HCMC have closed their doors.
Mr. Phan Hoan Kiem, head of HCMC Market Management Department, said that results of the inspection would be informed on November 1.
According to information from the General Department of Vietnam Customs, a Chinese silk scarf is imported at the average price of less than VND30,000 (US$1.3).
On the same day, the HCMC People’s Committee Office sent an announcement, in which deputy chairman of the committee Tran Vinh Tuyen prompted relevant agencies to inspect operations of Khaisilk Investment Joint Stock Company.

By THI HONG – Translated by Hai Mien

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