Customs officials at Port Varna West seized a container, full of thousands of counterfeit kids` backpacks


2015-06-17

 

Customs officials at Port Varna West seized a container, full of thousands of kids` backpacks and kit-bags, imitating worldwide brands. Using the method of the "Risk Analysis", the officials of the "Customs Intelligence and Investigation" Department to Varna Customs House inspected the container, arrived from China. 4769 kids backpacks and kit-bags, bearing images of worldwide animated characters, like Anna and Elsa from Disney`s movie "Frozen", the Smurfs, the Lightning McQueen, Hello Kitty, the girls from Winx Club, Dora the Explorer, Mickey Mouse and Winnie the Pooh.

The counterfeit goods were meant for sale on the Bulgarian market. The container had to be received by a Bulgarian company from Sofia.

In compliance with EU Regulation No 608/2013 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications, the rights owners of the relevant brands will be informed about the seizure.

Less than a month ago, during another inspection of a Chinese container at Port Varna West, 5079 counterfeit ladies bags and suitcases were seized.