Capital combats smuggling, trade frauds ahead of Tet holiday


VGP – The Ha Noi Municipal Police Department has launched a campaign to combat smuggling and trade frauds before, during and after the 2021 Lunar New Year holiday. 

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The Ha Noi’s Steering Committee for Combating Smuggling, Commercial Fraud and Counterfeit Goods, known as Steering Committee 389 will inspect works at key areas, including Noi Bai International Airport, Yen Vien train station, ports, wholesale markets and shopping malls.  

The committee will set up checkpoints at roads, railways, airports to prevent movement of smuggled, fake and low-quality products into the country. This is particularly important for the control of banned items or items that could pose risks to public security and order during the festive period, such as drugs, weapons, firecrackers, cigarettes, petroleum products, food, wine, electronic products, cosmetics, and luxury clothes.

Anti-smuggling and combat trade frauds efforts will focus on goods and products required for the Covid-19 fight, particularly face masks, hand sanitizers and medical protective gear. 

Especially, the committee tasked local agencies to take an active role in the joint-efforts during the festive periods, especially in the upcoming 13th National Party Congress./.

By Kim Loan