HCM City Ensures Gasoline Retail Market Stability


VIETNAM, February 20 –

People refuel at a gas station in HCM City. Photo nld.com.vn

HCM CITY – The Department of Industry and Commerce in HCM City has asked major fuel traders and distributors to ensure sufficient supplies of gasoline and diesel to meet demand and prevent illegal hoarding by gas stations .

He called on people’s committees at all levels to closely monitor fuel traders and distributors and promptly punish those who hoard and commit other violations.

Sanctions would be publicized in the media to deter others, he said.

He said gasoline dealers and retailers should file a complaint with her if they face a fuel supply disruption.

Its deputy director, Nguyễn Nguyên Phương, has since stated gGlobal supply has been fluctuating lately, wholesalers and distributors need to increase supply to distributors according to contracts.

On February 11, department inspectors conducted a surprise audit of gas stations, but found no hoarding by any of them.

Of the city’s 548 gas stations, all but two are operating normally.

Both have temporarily closed due to repairs to the fire safety system.

City officials have asked fuel distributors and retailers to ensure sufficient supplies to meet demand and avoid hoarding.

They were also told not to sell fuel to customers in containers. –VNS


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