control prices

See: monopolize
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He said that price control magistrates should visit markets to control prices of essential items.
He said the magistrates have also been directed to control prices of daily use item and to take strict actions against hoarders and profiteers.
During the past few days, a number of local newspapers discussed a demand made by Member of Parliament Mohamed Zain el-Din to the Chairman of Parliament Ali Abd al-aal calling the government to apply fixed pricing in order to control prices in the local market.
The teams are working regularly to control prices of all goods, including fish, and make sure of their validity and the absence of any violations, the Ministry's Assistant Undersecretary for trade control and consumer protection Eid Al-Rashidi told KUNA in an interview on Thursday.
Colombo, July 14 -- Control prices of 16 essential items were announced by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen today 14 July morning.
He said that committees for three sub divisions have been formed to control prices and to keep eye on shopkeepers.
The government held its weekly session, chaired by Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi who called for an immediate treatment for the citizens' basic needs, mainly providing clean drinking water in some Syrian cities, protecting the consumer and finding new mechanisms to control prices.
Was Opec able to control prices The answer is if Opec could have controlled the prices it would have done so but it is not in the interest of Opec to control the prices.
These measures aim to control prices and question violators.
South African central bank governor, Gill Marcus, has said that the core function of the nation's central bank is to control prices.
A relative living in Spain told me that when there is a crisis, the Spanish government take the reins and control prices realistically and sensibly.
The three countries agreed on Tuesday to hold further talks towards a joint strategy on gas trade, while stopping short of advocating a bloc similar to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) which can control prices.