VCN - An enterprise declared to import five containers of kitchen equipment from China, but on the product did not represent trademarks, and goods that were imported exceed the value as declared.
|The shipment of kitchen equipment imported from China was not labeled. Photo: T.H|
On 15/4, the Northern Anti-smuggling enforcement Unit – Anti-smuggling and Investigation Department – General Department of Vietnam Customs and Saigon port area 1 Customs Branch completed the inspection for five imported containers of violated construction equipment.
Those shipments were opened import declaration by K.L Import Export Trading Production Company Limited. According to the declaration, the imported goods included nearly 3,000 pot sinks made from stainless steel (excluding faucet and drain valve) from the Yutao brand originated from China.
Through physical inspection, customs authorities discovered that the actual number of imported goods includes 5,200 double pot sinks which was in excess compared to customs declaration of more than 2,000 units and over 1,000 sets of taps without customs declaration.
Notably, the actual product does not show the brand, it was only written as Mark SUS304 on the packaging. According to a customs official, the import of goods without label violated customs law. Most likely, if the shipment was imported successfully, it would be labeled with high-end labels to deceive consumers. The value of the shipment has not been determined.
Below are some pictures of Chinese shipments without labels:
Thousands of pot sinks imported from China.
|Customs authorities were checking details.|
|Enterprises declared that there were no components attached, but the goods were imported full package|
|There was no brand was labeled on the products|
|Mark SUS304 was shown on the packaging|
|The shipment was closed to seal for handling.|
By Lê Thu/Thanh Thuy