In its 30th March edition, Customs Today reported that customs officials have smashed a charcoal smuggling gang that illegally exported charcoal disguised as garments to Japan and South Korea.  China imposed an export ban on wood charcoal in 2004. Smuggling over 10 tonnes of the cargo is a criminal offence in the country.


Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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