According a report by the Municipal Steering Committee 389, smuggling, trade fraud, and fake goods in October was under control.
Over the last month, many units increasingly carry out the fight against smuggling and trade frauds. Particularly, the Municipal Police Department inspected 211 cases and penalized 179 violations worth VND 1.809 billion. The Market Management Department checked 172 cases and handled 233 violations with the total fine of 2.620 billion. The Customs Department uncovered 74 cases.
According to Deputy Head of the Steering Committee 389 Chu Xuan Kien, to combat smuggling, trade fraud and fake goods in the end of the year, the Steering Committee 389 will continue strictly carrying out directions of he Government, the Prime Minister, the National Steering Committee 389 and the Municipal People’s Committee in the fight against smuggling, trade fraud and fake goods, especially Resolution No. 41/NQ-CP of the Government on promoting the prevention and control of smuggling, trade fraud and fake goods in new situation; boosting the fight against smuggling and trade fraud as well as the production and distribution of fakes and low-quality goods, especially drugs, cosmetics, and health supplements.
Besides, the Municipal Steering Committee 389 asks membership units, Steering Committees of districts, towns to strengthen the popularization of laws among organizations, individuals; raise people’s awareness on harms of smuggling and trading prohibited goods, counterfeit goods, poor quality goods, food safety violations, etc; tighten the cooperation between Ha Noi and Northern provinces, cities to combat smuggling and fake goods.