smuggled goods

See: contraband
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According to authorities the smuggled goods were seized in three different parts of Oman.
Yet, the Bureau of Customs had the opportunity to help by auctioning off smuggled goods and vehicles worth hundreds of millions of pesos but chose to destroy them
He said that the confiscations included vehicles used to transfer the smuggled goods and more than BD36000 cash.
Smuggled goods will be destroyed instead of placing them on auction, a new directive from President Duterte has ordered.
For 2018, the BOC said it has so far seized P13 million worth of smuggled goods and P253 million worth of illegal drugs.
The amount includes the multiplier effect of such illegal trade practices like the reduction in the production volume of local manufacturers because of unfair competition from cheaper but, in many instances, not standard compliant smuggled goods, and disenfranchisement in the labor force.
He said that smuggled goods through the borders of Afghanistan, Iran China, India and the Afghan Transit Trade form a chunk of the informal economy volume of which ranges between 50 to 60 percent of the formal economy.
LCCI President Malik Tahir Javaid said here that smuggling had become a big threat to economic growth and any sector was hardly left untouched by this menace, as the smuggled goods through the borders of Afghanistan, Iran, China, India and Afghan Transit Trade form a chunk of informal economy, volume of which ranged between 50 to 60 per cent of the formal economy, and it was costing the national exchequer in billions.
The officials, requesting anonymity, revealed that the goods transporters supply the smuggled goods to the local markets in the region, causing the big financial loss to the government.
The machine, to be installed at the Abdali and Salmi border crossings soon, will help inspectors detect smuggled goods thus eliminate trafficking, Al-Jalawi said in a statement.
The total value of smuggled goods during the last four years has dropped in half, from $25 billion, to $19.
In cooperation with the naval forces, border guards managed to intercept 464 illegal immigrants, in addition to seizing smuggled goods.