Hai Phong Customs seized a container full of tortoise shells and cosmetics which was transported illegally.
The Vietnamese cosmetics market has grown strongly in recent years given the rapid economic growth and large young population, the Vietnam Association of Essential Oils, Aromatherapy and Cosmetics has said.
The Customs force has strengthened the inspection and control of medicines, cosmetics, supplementary foods, medicinal herbs, Chinese medicines.
The online seminar with the topic “Cosmetics market: Enhance the management and solutions from enterprises” was highlighted the alarming issue of counterfeit cosmetics again.
From 1/3 to 31/3, General Department of Vietnam Customs has launched peak season to fight against smuggling of produce and trade cosmetics, medicine and supplementary foods
Customs Enforcement Unit – HCM City Customs Department coordinated with Saigon port area 1 Customs Branch to conduct physical inspection a cargo container and discover inside containing full of cosmetics.
2,208 boxes of face powder and lipstick hidden in an imported shipment from China to Vietnam which was seized by Quang Ninh Customs.
VCN -Fake drugs, fake supplementary foods and fake cosmetics will be concerns of consumers every day and every hour if the management agencies do not promptly have strong solutions.
The import of cosmetics for non-commercial purposes such as gifts and samples should be noted about procedure and quantity.
The Minister of Industry and Trade, Mr. Tran Tuan Anh, has approved an Inspection plan in 2017 of the Market Management Department.
2 passenger cars and 1 truck transported illegally into Vietnam via Hai Phong port have been detected by Customs forces.