Wallets and handbags are usually faked (Illustrative photo: SGGP)

HCMC to step up efforts against trade fraud, counterfeit

Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen, who is head of Steering Board 389 in the city, yesterday said that the board will open lots of inspections over trading of key commodities with the focus on petrol, chemical and solvent in efforts to combat smuggling, trade fraud and counterfeit from now until Tet holiday.

HCM City authorities seize containers of smuggled air conditioners and other electronic goods. — VNA/VNS

City to tackle smuggling, trade fraud at port

HCM City plans to step up enforcement against smuggling and trade fraud to cope with the increasing number of violations, especially at Cat Lai Port in HCM City.