Many sacks containing smuggled cigarettes which were put on the roadside were seized by Customs Enforcement Unit – Dong Thap Customs Department while they were on patrol
VCN- However, the implementation has had some difficulties. Currently, there are more than seven million packages of confiscated smuggled cigarettes that have not been handled.
Smuggling continues occurring complicatedly. Smugglers use many sophisticate methods and tricks to transport goods illegally across borders.
Since the Decision 20/2018/QĐ-TTg was valid (15/6/2018), the provinces have not organized the auction for re-export or destroyed any confiscated cigarette shipments
Through 6 months implementing Decision 20/2018/QĐ-TTg, many obstacles have arisen leading to difficulty in the implementation of the Decision
VCN - In fact, until now, since the Decision 20/2018 / QD-TTg took effect on June 15, 2018, there are no confiscated smuggled cigarettes being exported.