From Ukraine to Poland tried to smuggle 20 tons of valuable wood

Из Украины в Польшу пытались вывезти 20 тонн ценной древесины

Seized wood

Customs officers became suspicions of falsification of data about the cargo, and the examination result showed that the products in the truck are made of acacia.

Ukrainian customs officers detained at the customs checkpoint Krakovets truck with wood, prohibited for export. This was announced by the head of the SFS Miroslav Prodan on his page in Facebook.

“At the customs checkpoint Krakovets customs officers detained a truck with sticks and staves. According to the Declaration, the vehicle was transported to Poland more than 20 tons of goods from ordinary timber value of 8.6 million euros,” – said Prodan.

According to him, customs officers became suspicions of falsification of data about the cargo, and the examination result showed that the products in the truck are made of acacia wood, which is valuable and rare species, the export of which is prohibited.

Prodan assured that the SFS will continue to check every car with a wood and “not allowed to export the timber will not pass.”

Earlier it became known that Ukraine came in first place for the illegal supply of timber to the EU. Ukrainian wood in and out so rapidly that in four years its exports to EU countries increased by 75%, surpassing the mark of one billion euros in 2017.

We will remind, in July, the Verkhovna Rada adopted act No. 5495, which envisages a criminal liability for illegal export from Ukraine timber and timber products.

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