08 April 2020 – Delegated price control powers to municipal governments

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Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Secretary of Commerce, in charge of price controlling, delegated this faculty to local governments. This policy aims to carry out an effective control of arbitrary price increases, especially where the presence of national institutions is lower. The Secretary will provide technical assistance and cooperation to implement this policy.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/coronavirus/medidas-gobierno