Complaints on poor quality of fuels and lubricants increase in Kazakhstan

By john.wallace

Complaints on poor quality of fuels and lubricants increase in Kazakhstan

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Customer complaints on the quality of sold fuel and lubricants has increased in Kazakhstan, with introduction of a moratorium on inspections of small and medium businesses, Kazakh Industry and New Technologies Ministry said on June 27.

"Thus, in the first five months of 2014, some 31 inspections were held to check the oil selling enterprises' compliance with legislation's requirements," the ministry said, adding that the inspections revealed 20 violations.

The ministry also said the fines exceeded 2.4 million tenges ($1-183.49 tenges), and ban was imposed on selling 12 oil product consignments not complying with the technical regulations.

Violations were revealed in the city of Almaty, the provinces of Almaty, Karaganda, West Kazakhstan and South Kazakhstan.

Technical Regulation and Metrology Committee of the Industry and New Technologies Ministry conducts the state control over all businesses selling oil products.

Read more:  http://en.trend.az/capital/energy/2289307.html

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