Algeria – "3838" is the exact number of businesses closed nationally since the beginning of the year by the control and anti-fraud services under the Ministry of Commerce.
During the first ten months of 2018, the same services performed no less than 649,000 interventions. These last ones resulted in the establishment of more than 62 000 minutes, said Said Djellab, Minister of Commerce, yesterday at the Council of the Nation where he answered senators' questions.
Among the widespread offenses is the labeling of products with 4441 registered cases, or 7% of all offenses, according to Djellab
Deposits for the sale of mineral water and beverages are not left out. Since the beginning of the year, at least 17,000 interventions have been conducted in these businesses. These interventions led to the registration of 461 offenses, the establishment of 448 minutes and the closure of 92 deposits.