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Communication/Conferences: The excellent customs results 2014 regarding to seizure of counterfeiting medicine

Communication/Conferences: The excellent customs results 2014 regarding to seizure of counterfeiting medicine

March 17th 2015 - www.douane.gouv.fr

According to the customs results 2014, 8.8 million articles were seized (+15.4 %) among which 2.6 million counterfeiting medicine (1.3 million in 2013). The amount of seized counterfeit drugs represents almost a third of the total number of items seized. The direction of the customs operations had broken the European record by seizing, in Le Havre (France), 2.4 million counterfeiting medicines, found in two containers coming from China.