Macedonian Customs Seize Counterfeit Apparel, Footwear

Jun 26 2012 - 14:35

During regular controls at Macedonia’s border crossings, the customs officials have recently seized a considerable quantity of goods bearing well-known brand names, believed to be counterfeit.

The seized goods include:

  • 8,118 pairs of sneakers bearing the marks of Puma, Adidas, Converse and Nike;

  • 2,274 textile products (jeans, T-shirts, shirts, tracksuits, sport jerseys), shoes and handbags bearing the logos of Nike, Armani, Dolce&Gabbana, La Martina, Hugo Boss, G-Star, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada, Zara, Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, Calvin Klein, Burberry and Levi’s;

  • 1,908 mobile phone spare parts and accessories (earphones, protective covers and chargers) bearing the logos of iPhone, Sony, Nokia, LG, HTC, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and BlackBerry;

  • 596 wallets bearing the marks of BMW, Mercedes, Audi and Аrmani;

  • 30 children’s motorcycles with accumulators bearing the logo of BMW.

The goods originated in China and Turkey and were intended for the Macedonian and Kosovo markets.

Prepared by: Jelena Jankovic

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Source: Macedonian Customs

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