Romanian Customs Seize EUR 1.2 M Worth of Counterfeits

Apr 25 2013 - 11:56

In the period March 15 — April 5, the Romanian customs officials seized 67,016 items believed to be counterfeit, the total value of which exceeds EUR 1.2 million (USD 1.6 million).

The seized goods include:

  • 19,820 pairs of beach shoes bearing Louis Vuitton and SpongeBob marks, the value of which is approximately EUR 390,000 (USD 512,000)

  • Plastic toy cars bearing the Kart and Disney marks, plastic dolls bearing the Princess mark and games bearing Monopoly and Barbie marks, the value of which is approximately EUR 293,000 (USD 385,000)

  • 2,000 T-shirts bearing the Tommy Hilfiger mark, the value of which is EUR 60,000 (USD 79,000)

  • 2,400 toys bearing the Hello Kitty mark and 12,250 toys bearing the Disney mark, the total value of which is approximately EUR 98,000 (USD 129,000)

  • 1,100 blouses and shirts bearing the Converse mark and 9,472 games bearing Hello Kitty, Disney and Scrabble marks, the value of which is approximately EUR 112,000 (USD 147,000)

  • 4,740 towels bearing the Versace mark, the value of which is EUR 119,000 (USD 156,000)

  • 1,630 plastic bowls bearing Strawberry Shortcake, Thomas & Friends and Disney marks, the value of which is EUR 8,000 (USD 10,500)

  • 10,604 games bearing Monopoly and Scrabble marks, the value of which is approximately EUR 106,000 (USD 139,000)

  • 3,000 auto spare parts bearing the Toyota mark, the value of which is approximately EUR 67,000 (USD 88,000)

The seizures were made at the port of Constanta, eastern Romania. The goods originated in China and Pakistan and were intended for the Romanian market.

Prepared by: Simona Dragoi

For more information, please contact romania@petosevic.com.

Source: Romanian Customs

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