price control


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price control

n
(Commerce) the establishment and maintenance of maximum price levels for basic goods and services by a government, esp during periods of war or inflation
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Noun1.price control - restriction on maximum prices that is established and maintained by the government (as during periods of war or inflation)
control - the economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.; "they wanted to repeal all the legislation that imposed economic controls"
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price control

ncalmiere m dei prezzi, controllo dei prezzi
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THE government has brought another 39 drugs used in treating diseases like diabetes and digestive disorders under price control as part of its efforts to make medicines more affordable.
A(r) Mohammad Usman expressing displeasure over the poor performance has issued show cause notices to 12 Price Control Magistrates for failure in getting control on the prices of commodities in their areas.
Special Price Control Magistrates Wednesday conducted raids on 809 shops in various areas of the provincial capital and inspected prices of commodities at local level.
HAFIZABAD -- Seven Special Price Control Magistrates of Hafizabad and Pindi Bhattian have challaned as many as 76 profiteers and have realised total fine of Rs.
change which should facilitate future price control reviews.
Price control ensures that drugs are available at a reasonable cost to common man.
He has urged Chinese Ambassador ZhangYesui to consider the concerns of American device makers when debating the merits of a price control proposal unveiled last summer by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Summary: The Kipp team have opposing views about the retailers' decision to cut out CSR funds to maintain profits during the price control scheme.
Current price controls could be extended for one year to provide an opportunity for the next price control to be developed, in line with reforms to the framework for economic regulation which is planned by the UK government.
It wants a rise above the level currently allowed in its existing price control in a bid to raise up to pounds 100m.
ROYAL Mail has sought regulatory approval for price increases on business mail products above the level currently allowed in its existing price control in a bid to raise up to pounds 100m.
WASHINGTON, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Payments Coalition issued the following statement in response to price control legislation introduced today (H.