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HCM City confiscates 70 tonnes of smuggled sugar

Update: May, 18/2017 - 20:00
Inspectors check smuggled sugar in a warehouse owned by Thành Phát company. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HCM CITY — The HCM City Market Management Department on Tuesday discovered 70 tonnes of smuggled sugar in Bình Tân District.

The 2A team of the agency checked the Thành Phát Business Establishment’s warehouse in Bình Tân District’s Tân Tạo A Ward.

The inspectors found about 70 tonnes of smuggled sugar with Thailand and Cambodia brand names in the warehouse.

The inspectors also checked two trucks parked outside the warehouse and detected hundreds of sugar bags hidden by waste.

Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Xiêm, 30, from the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang, was the owner of the smuggled sugar.

The sugar was smuggled from Cambodia to the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of An Giang and then brought into HCM City for sale, according to market managers. — VNS






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