Knock-off Ballpoints from Yiwu
The Customs and Excise Directorate General confiscated a container containing counterfeit pens from China at the Port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya. The gang of counterfeiters also sells other imitations such as razor blades and liquid glue.
THE suspicion began over a manifest. The Customs and Excise officers of Surabaya's Tanjung Perak Port were only told that there were ballpoints inside a container belonging to PT Putra Alka Mandiri, which arrived from China on December 6, 2019. "The officers were suspicious because there were many brands and variants of ballpoints," the Finance Ministry's director general of Customs, Heru Pambudi, said on Thursday, January 9.
Customs officer then op...