Problem

Over-pricing

Other Names:
Overcharging
Incidence:
Among the most damaging practices for developing countries is that of overpricing - particularly of essential commodities and products such as drugs. Overpricing rates of between 30 and 700% in the price of drugs have been documented in several Latin American countries.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
16.02.1997 – 00:00 CET