Large consignment of textile has been detained by Transdniestrian customs officers. Goods were imported into Transdniestria in violation of existing customs law and destined for one of the Dubossary firms.
Customs statistics says, more than 50% of offences detected by customs bodies of Transdniestria relate to non-declaration or false declaration of goods and vehicles carried across the customs border of the Republic. Economic operators often commit intentional offences with a view to illegally cut their costs and payments.
In the course of the checks on fullness and authenticity of information declared in goods declaration on imported textile consignment officers of department on fight against smuggling of Dubossary customs house have determined the fact of non-declaration of significant part of consignment. The cargo was sent from Turkey and imported into Transdniestria in transit through Ukraine. In accordance with expert evaluation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Transdniestria the total value of illegally imported goods amounted 450 000 of TMR roubles that is regarded as large amount.
The record on customs offences was drawn up by Dubossary customs house against the head of the company. The investigation on this fact is ongoing.