Macedonian Customs Detain Gucci, Kappa, D&G Counterfeits

Jan 20 2011 - 10:30

During regular controls at Macedonia’s border crossings in the period between December 20, 2010, and January 9, 2011, the customs officials detained a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.

In the week of December 20-26, 2010, the customs officials detained 920 pairs of children’s pants bearing the mark of Gucci, 10 jackets bearing the mark of Louis Vuitton, and 340 children’s pajamas with the logo of Kappa.

In the period January 3-9, 2011, the officials detained 209 blouses and hats bearing the marks of Kappa and D&G.

The goods, which were found in trucks with Albanian, Turkish and Macedonian license plates, originated in China and Dubai, and were intended for the Albanian and Kosovo markets.

For more information, please contact Aleksandra Pavlovic at our Macedonia office.

Source: Macedonian Customs

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