Romanian Customs Seize Counterfeit Toys, Cologne Sets, Apparel

Dec 27 2011 - 13:32

The Romanian customs officials at the port of Constanta, southeastern Romania, seized a considerable quantity of goods believed to be counterfeit during their regular controls in November and December.

In the period November 21-24, the officials seized 44,040 toys bearing the Harley Davidson, YoYo and Transformers marks, 4,828 puzzles bearing the Disney mark and 29,760 cologne sets bearing the Boss and Chanel marks. The goods, worth approximately EUR 1,830,000 (USD 2,449,360), were discovered in containers originating in China and were intended for the Romanian and Ukrainian markets.

On November 29, the officials seized 197 PVC tablecloth rolls bearing the Disney mark, 83,000 bags bearing the Smiley mark and 3,120 men’s tracksuits bearing the Formula 1 mark. The goods, worth approximately EUR 112,000 (USD 149,906), were discovered in containers originating in China and were intended for the Romanian market.

On December 7, the officials seized an undisclosed number of toys bearing the Monopoly, Bakugan, Disney, BMW, Audi and Toyota marks, as well as backpacks bearing the Adidas mark and motor oil bearing the Ford mark. The goods, worth approximately EUR 90,000 (USD 120,442), were discovered in containers originating in China and the United States and were intended for the Romanian market.

For more information, please contact Sonia Vasile-Bugarin at our Romania office.

Source: Romanian Customs

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