Solution against acts of abusing e-commerce for smuggling, trade fraud and fake goods

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The conference. Photo: Q.H

On January 2, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a national online conference summarising the 2019 performance and implementing the 2020 tasks of 138 / CP Steering Committee and 389 National Steering Committee.

Hot smuggled goods

At the conference, Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai, on behalf of the Standing Agency of the 389 National Steering Committee, introduced a report on the evaluation of the 2019 performance of the 389 National Steering Committee.

The report stated the situation of smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods on routes and localities throughout the country remained complicated.

According to preliminary statistics, by the end of November 2019, nationwide forces handled 196,830 infringement cases (down 16 percent compared to the same period in 2018), collected VND 20,118.2 billion for the State budget (up nearly 4 percent over the same period), prosecuted 1,883 cases (up 29percent over the same period), 2,231 offenders (up 35 percent over the same period in 2018)

On the central border line including Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri province, the Border Guard detected many drug trafficking cases and arrested many offenders.On border routes, road border gates, smuggling and illegal cross-border transportation of goods were still a problem at the borders of provinces Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Ha Giang especially illegal transportation and storage of firecrackers in huge volumes.

Across southwestern border routes including An Giang, Long An, Tay Ninh and Kien Giang province, smuggled goods were mainly sugar, electronics, waste and used electronics and refrigeration.

Meanwhile, at the international airports of Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat and Da Nang; international post offices, express delivery services in Hanoi and HCM City, infringing goods were mainly small goods but valuable and easily hidden like gold, wildlife products, foreign currencies, cosmetics, western medicine, supplementary food, high fashion, technology equipment, foreign wine, cigarettes and cigars.

On key sea routes and ports, such as those in Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Da Nang and HCM city and Dong Nai and the northeastern, central and southwestern waters, there emerged illegal transportation of petrol, oil and minerals without invoices proving their lawful origin, or multiple turnaround records; the trading took place sea ​​borders between Vietnam and foreign countries, when detected, smugglers fled Vietnamese seas.

Also on this route, illegal transportation of goods on the CITES list such as pangolin, pangolin scales and ivory tended to increase.

Not only a problem on the borders, acts of producing counterfeit goods of abroad Vietnamese brands, labeling in foreign countries then smuggling into the country for consumption; or remaining foreign labels, then importing to Vietnam to erase and affix Vietnam's labels for sale on the market was also a problem.

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More than 200kg drug seized by the authorities in Quang Bing at the end of December 2019

Notably, offenders also put the complete components of a product abroad, then imported to Vietnam to conduct simple assembly, which does not meet the criteria of Vietnamese origin for domestic consumption or export to a third country to enjoy tax incentives or evade safeguard taxes. The cases of Asanzo Group Joint Stock Company and related companies are examples.

Combat against e-commerce for smuggling

To maximize the power of the entire political system to gradually prevent and repel smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods, the 389 National Steering Committee has set key tasks for 2020.

They are, the 389 National Steering Committee continues to study solutions against acts of abusing e-commerce for smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit goods, especially goods that affect public health and solutions to strengthen state management andprevent evasion of trade remedies and origin fraud; improve the efficiency of detecting and handle acts of producing and trading fake goods and goods infringing intellectual property rights.

The 389 Steering Committee of ministries, sectors and localities actively develop key programs and plans to prevent violations in their respective localities.

Strengthening the handling of the heads of localities and fields where smuggling, trade frauds and fake goods are complicated and prolonged.

Developing a book to identify the methods and tricks often used by offenders and new tricks to inform ministries and localities, promptly identifying and effectively implementing the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and fake goods

Customs Newspaper will continue to update information about the conference.

By Quang Hung/ Huyen Trang

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