Watchdog agencies need more resources to thwart counterfeit goods –manufacturers body

The Guyana Manufactur-ing and Services Asso-ciation (GMSA) says that government must make available adequate resour-ces to the Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department and the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) to stem the flow of counterfeit and uncustomed goods on the local market as this could erode the gains made to promote products manufactured locally.

The GMSA has been working with its Canadian partners (TFO and CESO) and the Caribbean (Caribbean Export) to promote the manufacture of Guyanese products that meet high international quality standards, according to a press release.

“The issue of inferior counterfeit products flooding the local market constitutes unfair competition and product dumping,” the Association said. “This has the potential to erode the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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