(viii) increasing commodity prices and service fee rates indirectly by means of substituting quality commodities with substandard commodities, giving short measures, lowering quality standards and other unacceptable means;
(ix) creating monopoly pricing by reaching an agreement between enterprises or industries;
(x) failing to abide by the application system which governs price increases;
(xi) failing to use price labels in accordance with the regulations;
(xii) disclosing State price secrets;
(xiii) performing any other act which violates price laws, regulations or policies.
Article 30 Where any of the acts stated in the previous Article occur, the price surveillance organ shall, depending on the circumstances, impose the following penalties: