Customs confiscated goods by half

Таможни конфисковали товаров на полмиллиарда

Customs in January-April of confiscated goods on 555 million hryvnia

This is almost two times more than in the same period last year.

Ukrainian customs officials on the results of January-April 2016 imposed fines for illegal movement of goods and confiscated goods worth RS 555 million, which is almost 2 times more than in the same period last year. The head of the SFS Roman Nasirov wrote in Facebook.

According to him, within 4 months of 7093 customs made the Protocol on violation of customs rules for the sum of almost UAH 637 million.

Nasirov noted that these figures are the result of effective fight against corruption, smuggling, illegal movement across the border illicit goods and other offences.

“Coordination with other States in this area will enable customs authorities to more effectively conduct their activities and carry out their functions. This is an important way to prevent and detect violations of the customs legislation and control and regulation of customs Union”, – he stressed.

As previously reported, in the near future to combat smuggling will be created 20 mobile inter-Agency teams.

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