Shenzhen Customs announced recently that its subordinate Huanggang Customs House seized an illegal trafficking of so-declared “power supply devices” together with undeclared edible bird’s nests, Canon DSLR Cameras and Kingston solid disks, totally worth over 3 million yuan. They were concealed in a container truck, with both Guangdong and Hong Kong license plates, passing through the border during night time.
On the evening of January 16, at about 21:00, the Huanggang port was still busy with numerous container trucks running through between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. At 21:20, based on earlier analysis, onsite officers stopped a container truck at freight transport passage for total inspection.
According to specific Customs Declaration form, the truck was loaded with 3 kinds of power supply devices in one import consignment by ordinary trade mode. After opening its container, the officers found the declared goods in boxes near the container door; but, further inside the container, the officers found many square cartons respectively filled with pricy box-packed bird’s nests, Canon DSLR cameras, and Kingston solid-state drives.
By counting, those concealed goods included 165kg bird’s nests, 269 Canon DSLR cameras and 1,710 Kingston solid-state drives, totaling about 750kg, valued more than 3 million yuan.
General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China
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