HCMC Customs: Detecting infringing goods worth over VND 1,500 billion

In 11 months of 2019, Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department detected and made a record of administrative violations on 1,300 cases, worth VND 1,537 billion of infringing goods.

According to the representative of Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department, the unit has also stepped up anti-smuggling and trade frauds, discovered and arrested a total of 1,319 cases of customs violations, valued at VND 1,537 billion, collecting to the budget of over 12 billion; arrested 37 cases of illegal transportation of narcotics and seized more than half a ton of drugs.
Notably, the HCMC Customs Department has criminally prosecuted 5 major smuggling cases, transferred the files to the Ho Chi Minh City Police Department to expand the investigation as prescribed.
Currently, Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department is implementing anti-smuggling solutions before, during and after the Lunar New Year 2020. In particular, the unit identifies the work of anti-fraud origin, illegal transmission, counterfeiting goods labels. chemistry is the central task. Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department directed subordinate Customs Sub-Departments, improving the sense of responsibility in implementing the tasks. In parallel, creating favorable conditions for import and export activities is the task of managing and preventing frauds and forging goods origin. The biggest goal is to prevent counterfeit goods originating from the border gates, not to enter Vietnam.
Following the direction of the leaders of Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department, the units and sub-departments of Customs have developed the central plan on customs control, anti-smuggling and risk management. , after customs clearance. In addition, promoting propaganda and guidance, change the perception of businesses about the origin, prevent acts of counterfeiting trademarks, origin of goods. Especially the management, inspection of production capacity of enterprises to promptly detect violations …

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