Fertilizers, fake pesticides, poor quality spread on the market
On September 20, 2017, the Government issued Decree No. 108/2017 / ND-CP on fertilizer management, replacing Decree No. 202/2013 / ND-CP. Accordingly, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is the agency responsible to the Government for performing the state management of fertilizers, the Ministry of Industry and Trade coordinates with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to develop strategies, planning, programs, plans and policies for inorganic fertilizer production; direct market management agencies to coordinate with concerned agencies and units in inspecting and examining law compliance in the fertilizer trading activities in their respective localities. In the past time, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has directed the Market Management force to continue maintaining and strictly implementing the review of organizations and individuals that produce, process and trade fertilizers and pesticides. material in the area, coordinate with the concerned agencies to check the fertilizer production license, the maintenance of fertilizer production and processing conditions; dossier of announcing the technical-regulation conformity; the observance of law provisions on fertilizer quality, labeling, invoices and documents proving the origin of fertilizers. At the same time, coordinate with the information agencies of the province and districts, towns and cities through checking and combining propaganda to raise awareness for production organizations and individuals. , trading in fertilizers and plant protection products; appoint officials directly to fertilizer and plant protection business establishments to sign the commitment not to trade illegally imported fake or fake fertilizers and plant protection drugs. However, the business of fake fertilizers and pesticides, of poor quality, of unknown origin is still taking place, the effectiveness in management and inspection is not high, causing great losses to production activities. agriculture of the people. Therefore, the ministry and branch are requested to strengthen management and inspection in order to prevent and handle violations. When the inspection results are available, it is necessary to provide information widely and promptly to the people so that people know and avoid buying fake and poor quality fertilizers and pesticides.