This toy market is enjoying its busiest time of the year as Mid Autumn Festival draws closer, with many people looking to buy gifts for their children gifts. The Bac Ninh province’s Market Surveillance Department has increased its monitoring of the quality and origin of toys in particular and goods in general.

 Mooncakes are also a hot item right now, and the Market Surveillance Department has carried out inspection at stores selling and facilities producing the Mid-Autumn treat. Such facilities must strictly abide by food safety requirements.

In the first eight months of 2019,  inspections by Bac Ninh authority has resulted in fines of up to 3.5 billion VND being imposed on 600 violations, while 3.5 billion VND worth of goods were confiscated.

Local authority has also warned local people to select goods with clear origin aand good quality to protect their health./.