On 5/5, Cai Mep port Customs Branch has coordinated with C74, Border Guard Station of Cai Mep port and Customs Enforcement Unit – Ba Ria – Vung Tau Customs Enforcement to inspect and discover a container of used electronic goods which are prohibited import.
|Smuggled electric goods were seized by Cai Mep Customs Branch on 5/5.|
According to Cai Mep port Customs Branch, that shipment was in Minh Dat Fashion Company Limited’s name on the import declaration. The company opened Customs declaration at Chon Thanh Customs Branch – Binh Phuoc Customs Department. They declared that import goods were used steel ball bearings for industry and imported from Japan.
When the shipment arrived Cai Mep port for doing transit procedure to Binh Phuoc, Cai Mep port Customs Branch detected suspicious signs that import goods did not match to customs declaration. Thus Customs authority issued a decision to stop transferring the shipment to Customs supervision area and conduct a physical inspection.
As a result, cargoes in the container were electronic goods and refrigeration products that were used and under the list of prohibited import goods.
As known that this is the fifth smuggled shipment was detected by Cai Mep port Customs Branch since the early of the year until now.
Those are photos of the prohibited import goods:
|Customs officers of Cai Mep Customs Branch checked seal number before opening for inspection.|
|Dozens of old grills|
|Many amplifies was stained|
|Old air conditioners|
|Refrigerators were made in Japan|
By Lê Thu/Thanh Thuy