EU Uncovers Fraudulent Imports of Chinese Goods via Taiwan
The European Anti-Fraud Office has discovered a network of companies that fraudulently imported Chinese tube and pipe fittings via several Asian countries to evade high EU customs duties. The discovery followed investigations carried out in cooperation with Indian and Taiwanese customs, according to a statement released by the office Thursday.
It has led to the recovery of 9 million euros in customs duties, 6.5 million euros of which were related to imports from Taiwan and India, the office said. Read more here.
Date: April 20, 2012