|Thousands of products seized for being falsely labelled as designer brands were destroyed on Friday morning in Hà Nội. — Photo vietnamplus.vn|
The products, which violated industrial property regulations, included 720 bags, 1,000 leather wallets, 39 belts, 19 wristlets and 6 watches, all of which had been tagged with fake luxury and high-street brand labels such as Dior, Hermes, Louis Vuitton and H&M.
The destruction was witnessed by the city’s economic police and inspectors from the Ministry of Science and Technology.
In the last nine months, the ministry’s inspectors have conducted 48 inspections on industrial property nationwide, collected over VNĐ1.4 billion as fine and destroyed 205,444 products, including medicines, confectionaries, beverages, pesticides and fashion products. — VNS