City to boost the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods (10/11/2017)
HNP – The Ha Noi People’s Committee has just issued the Directive No. 18/CT-UBND on strengthening the fight against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods in the capital city.
Accordingly, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee requested that the Department of Industry and Trade (Sub-department of Market Management) – the Standing Commission of the Municipal Steering Committee 389 will enhance inspection and control of markets to prevent smuggled, banned and counterfeit commodities, illegal businesses, etc. so as to create a healthy and equitable competitive environment for production and business; strictly handle violation cases as stipulated by law; advise the Steering Committee 398 to build and implement plans against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods on Tet holiday and festivals.
The Police Department is in charge of directing specialized divisions, police forces of districts, suburban districts and towns to strengthen measures to eradicate lines, groups, objects trading and transporting banned, counterfeit goods and those violating food safety; asking the police investigation agency to proactively coordinate with the Municipal People's Procuracy and People’s Court and other functional agencies to detect, handle, investigate, prosecute and judge the violators.
In addition, Department of Tax; Customs will promote the management of taxable price, value-added tax refund as well as inspection, supervision of complying policies and law on tax; proactively cooperate with relevant agencies, units to boost the fight against tax fraud activities; strictly handle violation cases; boost the cooperation with market management forces, polices, People’s Committees at all levels to implement inter-sectorial inspection of tax.
Besides, departments, sectors, agencies and membership units of the municipal Steering Committee 389, basing on functions and assigned missions, are tasked to provide and exchange information regularly in accordance with cooperative regulations of the Steering Committee 389.
Furthermore, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns will direct agencies, functional forces to coordinate with the city’s inspection delegations to proactively build and effectively deploy programs, plans, measures against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods in each field, route and specific area so as to timely prevent smuggling activities, trade frauds and counterfeit goods in the area; strengthen communication, popularization of guidelines, laws on preventing smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods among organizations and, individuals producing, trading commodities and services; mobilize the participation of the entire political system, social organizations and collectives to prevent smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods; encourage producing and trading facilities, local people to strictly enforce regulations against smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods in the area.
By Tran Huong