INDIA SEIZES MISSILE AUTOCLAVE FROM CHINESE SHIP AND ALLOWS SHIP TO LEAVE FOR PAKISTAN

On 21 February, the Hindustan Times reported that Indian Customs had detained the Chinese ship on 3 February for misdeclaring a “dual use” industrial autoclave, which can be used in the manufacture of ballistic missiles, as an industrial dryer.  The Da Cui Yun was allowed to leave for final destination Port Qasim after signing guarantees with Customs, though Indian authorities have decided to charge the ship under the Customs Act for wrong declaration of goods.

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/drdo-experts-to-study-chinese-vessel-s-cargo/story-tmOktwvGIjFCOmQZe7xalI.html

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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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