Gold Shops Inspected Before Chinese New Year

 | Fri 5 Feb 2016 05:19 ICT

CityNews – Surapon Owittayakul, head of the Chiang Mai Gold Club, welcomed the consumer protection board to Chiang Mai to inspect gold shops in Warorot Market to check for fraudulent vendors and over priced products in preparation for the Chinese New Year.


Secretary of the Consumer Protection Office, Amphol Wongsiri, said that the inspection is crucial before Chinese New Year, when many visitors from China come to Chiang Mai and often purchase gold, a traditional New Years gift in China.

The inspection took place on February 4.

The inspection found no stores selling fake products of overpricing their gold. All shop owners cooperated with the inspections fully Amphol noted that many shops have ensured they are following the rules displaying accurate type, weight and purity for their products.