Kursk customs officers found two parties unaccounted peaches

Kursk customs officers found two Belarusian trucks more than 1,800 kilograms of excess Turkish peaches.

In MAPP Sudzha officials of the customs post under the transport control execution with a set of automatically determining the weight and dimensional characteristics of VGKA “Frontier-M” had identified a significant excess weight characteristics of the vehicle, is stated in the documents information. Vehicles transported from Turkey to Russia of fresh figs peaches.

In the course of customs inspection with recounting and weighing the product, it was found that the total weight of goods in each truck was more than 23 tonnes, which is 900 pounds more than was stated in the accompanying documents.

Carriers the difference in weight was explained by the fact that the goods from Turkey was delivered by the “overexposure”. Upon receipt of the goods in Poland from a Turkish carrier, it was not possible to verify the correspondence of the weight of the goods documents.

According to the customs legislation, the carrier is liable before the customs authority for the submission of complete and accurate information in the accompanying documents on the transported goods. In case of doubt, it must fit in the overhead reasonable reservations.

“For the message to customs body of inaccurate information on the gross weight of the goods at arrival on customs territory of the Eurasian economic Union by submitting to the customs authority of invalid documents, in respect of the two transport companies from the Republic of Belarus drawn up protocols on administrative offences under part 3 of article 16.1 of the administrative code of Russia”,- said the Deputy head of the customs post MAPP Sudzha Sergey Bulavkin.

The sanction of this article prescribes punishment in the form of an administrative fine in the amount from 50 to 100 thousand rubles. In addition, the legal entity, the address of which followed the item, have to pay taxes in respect of the entire consignment.

Sergey Bryantsev,

press Secretary of the Kursk customs