Macedonian Customs Seize Counterfeit Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss and Versace Goods
In the past month, Macedonian customs officials seized three loads of various counterfeit goods.
On the first occasion they discovered 330 pairs of counterfeit Adidas and Converse tracksuits, 40 pairs of Diesel leggings, 960 bottles of Hugo Boss cologne, 300 pairs of Adidas and Dolce&Gabbana sunglasses.
The items were found in three trucks with Macedonian license plates at the border crossing of Bogorodica in southern Macedonia, and at the border crossing of Kafasan in western Macedonia.
The goods were of Chinese origin, and intended for importers from Skopje, Macedonia.
On the second occasion, the customs officials seized 436 counterfeit Dolce&Gabbana and Emporio Armani men’s shirts, 48 pairs of Versace slippers, and 23,000 Adidas and Nike labels.
The goods were discovered in two trucks with Turkish license plates at the border crossing of Bogorodica. They were intended for importers in Kosovo.
Lastly, during a regular inspection in the capital city of Skopje, the customs officials seized 21,000 pirated Princo DVD and 9,000 VCD discs.
For more information, please contact Tatjana Nakevska in our Macedonia Office.
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