In January 2024, 730 violations of customs rules were identified with a value of over UAH 2.1 billion. The cost has increased almost 10 times compared to the same period last year. This is stated in the message of the Customs.
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Items of offenses worth almost UAH 9 million were seized. In particular:
- industrial goods worth UAH 3 million; food products for UAH 3 million; vehicles for UAH 3 million.
Customs directly examined 253 cases of violation of customs rules, an administrative penalty was applied in the form of a fine in the amount of UAH 3 million, fines were collected in the amount of UAH 6 million.
Customs sent 396 cases of violation of customs rules in the amount of UAH 200 million to the court for consideration.
p>Based on the results of consideration of cases of violation of customs rules, the court made 420 decisions to impose penalties in the form of fines and confiscation for a total amount of UAH 93 million (confiscation – UAH 47.5 million, fines – UAH 45.3 million).