July 2019 to now, Quang Ngai provincial market controllers has strengthened
control the goods circulation, thereby detecting dozens of cases of trading in
counterfeit goods of Vietnamese origin and of famous brands. The most fake
goods are wines, cosmetics, ready-made clothes, and fruits, etc.
forecasted by the provincial market control agency, from now until the end of
the year, when the demand for goods increases, the number of counterfeit goods
in the market may more increase. Therefore, people need to raise their vigilance
in shopping and consumption.
solution chosen by consumers to protect their own rights is to scan QR
Codes in order to trace the origin of
goods. Currently, most of the genuine products at supermarkets, shops and
agents were been printed bar codes against counterfeit goods. Consumers only
need to use their smartphones free installed the software for scanning QR Codes
to scan for a few seconds before
choosing to buy the product.
QR Code stamp for product traceability is a two-dimensional barcode that can
read by smartphones with functions of taking photographs and connecting with
wifi or 3G/4G network. After each scanning, the iCheck system will
automatically send information about the origin of products to the user,
including place of manufacture, manufacturer, distributor or business unit of
the product. Users can also know about price, uses and components of the
to the provincial Vietnam Consumers Protection Association, the commercial
fraud, unclear-origin of some businesses in recent years have caused
frustration for consumers, leading to declining competitiveness of enterprises
and affecting the operating principles of the economy.
this situation, many businesses in Quang Ngai have focused on investing in
standardized production, printing product barcodes on packaging for consumers
to identify their product before buying. For example, the packaging of Huong
Xuan hi-quality rice product of the Central Seeds Co., Ltd is printed with
export, the application of bar codes to traceability of products and goods,
especially agricultural products, helps consumers and stakeholders can trace
information quickly and accurately, thereby helping businesses to penetrate the
international market which strictly requires traceability of goods in both
production and trade. However, in Quang Ngai, the traceability of goods is
still relatively new, so it is necessary to further promote communication.
Quang Ngai newspaper, translated by Hoang Le