VCN – On December, My Tho Border Gate Customs Branch, Customs Enforcement Team and Anti-smuggling and Offences handling Division under Long An Customs Department detected smuggled consumer goods in a shipment of fabric materials imported by a processing company.
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The shipment is under declaration 104420743231/E11 dated December 16 of the BELLA Vietnam Packaging Technology Co., Ltd., located in Lot B1-2, Tan Huong Industrial Park, Tan Huong Commune, Chau Thanh District, Tien Giang Province, the manager of My Tho Border Gate Customs Branch Pham Huynh Quang said.
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|Container of goods inconsistent with the declaration seized by customs.|
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The goods were declared as Oxford cloth, with size 150cm, quantity 20,500 MTR and non-woven fabric, size 160cm, quantity 14,970 KGM. Total value of declared goods is US$35,152.63.
|Competent authorities inspect goods.|
Through a physical inspection, the Customs detected 35 items of consumer goods that were not fabric materials as declared in customs declarations, including: 1,282 motors, 920 sets of round glasses, 780 sets of motorcycle chains, 3,438 rolls of duct tape, and 600 liters of hydraulic oil.
In addition, there are many items that are not declared such as shower gel, disinfecting bags, plastic bags, and teeth whitening stickers.
The local customs branch has made a report and seized all infringing goods for investigation.
By Thu Diu/Ngoc Loan