Transcarpathian customs officers prevented export of 16 tons of timber from Ukraine
Recently, a truck with a trailer driven by a citizen of Ukraine, a driver of a Chernivtsi firm arrived at the customs post "Dyakove" of the Transcarpathian customs office. According to shipping documents, he was carrying from Ukraine to Serbia oak veneer and hornbeam sawn timber in the form of profiled linear wood with the same cross section over the entire length and width.
The declaration of the goods was carried out by a citizen of Ukraine - leading specialist of the Volyn Chamber of Trade and Commerce.
During the customs control and clearance, it was decided to inspect the goods. An expert was engaged in the inspection by the Transcarpathian customs office. According to the expert opinion, it was found out that the goods being actually transported do not correspond to the information declared, and are included in the list of products subject to non-tariff regulation and requiring certificate of origin for customs clearance and export operations with them.
The citizen of Ukraine, who carried out the declaration, failed to provide accurate and true information about the goods subject to mandatory declaration when moved across the customs border of Ukraine. Her actions have signs of violation of customs rules under Article 472 of the Customs Code of Ukraine. Currently, the report has been drawn up and on the basis of Article 511 of the Customs Code of Ukraine, direct objects of customs regulations violation were confiscated.