Honduran authorities to monitor cement prices

Honduran authorities to monitor cement prices
Published: 17 March 2014

Tagged Under: Honduras Pricing Central America 

The Secretariat of Economic Development in Honduras announced it will be monitoring cement prices to protect consumers in San Pedro Sula, northern Honduras.

Miguel Angel Bonilla of the Consumer Protection Directorate said that apart from monitoring costs of basic products, the performance of the construction industry would also be reviewed.

"We have turned the relevant instructions for our team to monitor cement prices, in order to prevent providers from acting to the detriment of consumers," he said.??

He noted that " he ordered the inspectors to verify the weight and also the accurate measurement of cement, and announced that it will act dramatically with merchants who do not abide by government regulations."