The Customs force has strengthened the inspection and control of medicines, cosmetics, supplementary foods, medicinal herbs, Chinese medicines.
In the past, food shipments were checked 100% at the border. Now at least 90% of the food shipment will not have specialized inspection before clearance.
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
A container of smuggled goods declared as chemicals have been inspected by Customs Enforcement Unit – HCMC Customs Department but all goods are supplementary foods in the container
Moc Bai Customs Branch (Tay Ninh Customs Department) has made record of handling violation for 2 people transported 1,360 blister packs of smuggled western medicine from Cambodia to Vietnam
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.