Federal Customs Service

More than 40 thousand tons of goods with violations have been detained by mobile groups of the FCS of Russia since the beginning of the year

Published: June 5, 2024 11:27

In the first five months of this year, mobile groups of the Federal Customs Service of Russia revealed 40.3 thousand tons of goods transported in violation of Russian law. Illegal cargo was transported by 3.1 thousand vehicles

Of all the goods, 6 thousand tons turned out to be strategically important. Thus, in 198 vehicles more than 4,000 tons of timber were illegally exported from Russia. On these facts in cooperation with other controlling bodies customs officers initiated 7 cases of administrative offenses and 2 criminal cases

In addition, 70 vehicles contained more than 1.1 thousand tons of sugar, the export of which is temporarily prohibited from May 3, 2024. It was returned to the territory of the Russian Federation, and the carriers were brought to administrative responsibility