Macedonian Customs Detain Counterfeit T-shirts, Swimsuits, Filters

Jun 21 2011 - 13:20

During regular controls at Macedonia’s border crossings in the period May 16-30, 2011, the customs officials detained a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.

During the week of May 16-22, the officials detained 1,073 short-sleeved shirts and sweatpants bearing the marks of G-Star, Levi’s and Kappa.

On May 23, the officials detained 468 T-shirts bearing the mark of Boss, while on May 24 and 25, the officials detained 9,500 men’s swimsuits and 300 T-shirts bearing the mark of Adidas and 550 T-shirts bearing the mark of Kappa.

On May 30, the officials detained 3,722 air, fuel and oil filters for passenger and freight vehicles, bearing the mark of Mercedes.

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

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

Source: Macedonian Customs

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