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On 5th May 2017, at Cat Lai port, Ho Chi Minh City, the Southern Anti-Smuggling Team under the Department of Anti-smuggling and Investigation, the General Department of Vietnam Customs in coordination with the Customs Branch of Saigon port, Zone 1 and the relevant authorities carried out physical inspections of two containers of transshipment which contained a lot of illicit goods and prohibited goods.
According to the leader of the Southern Anti-Smuggling Team, the above 2 containers were transshipped containers from Japan to Vietnam through Cambodia. However, when the shipment arrived at Cat Lai port, the Southern Anti-Smuggling Team found suspicious signs; therefore, Customs officers executed physical inspections of the shipment.
The results of the first detection showed that 2 containers included a lot of goods such as used motorcycles, office equipment and amplifiers.
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Currently, the competent forces are still carrying out the physical inspections of the shipment.
By Le Thu/ Hoang Anh