Recently, Gongbei Customs seized 42 outbound ink-stones which belong to cultural relics.
According to authority, the ink-stones were all made in ancient times and belong to the cultural relics that are banned from exportation.
Customs reminders: regarding the relics banned or restricted in exportation, passengers must declare to Customs for carrying, consigning and mailing them , and Customs will clear them on the strength of relevant licenses; if the outward relics are intercepted for lack of due declaration, Customs will confiscate them or penalize the passengers according to laws/regulations; if any crime is involved, the passengers will be subjected to legal responsibilities.
The 42 antique ink-stones seized by Gongbei Customs
An antique ink-stone seized by the Customs
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