About HKTDC | Media Room | Contact HKTDC | Wish List Wish List () | My HKTDC |
Save As PDF Print this page
Qzone

Illegal Imports from Mainland China Net Penalty for Company Owner

A U.S. man will pay more than US$22,000 to CBP to cover tariffs he avoided by intentionally understating the value of lithium polymer batteries imported from mainland China, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The man was also sentenced to six months of home confinement, five years of probation, 200 hours of community service and a US$325 special assessment. The man also violated DOT safety regulations by failing to properly package or label the batteries for air cargo shipment. These regulations apply to LiPo batteries because of their chemical contents and volatility.

Content provided by Picture: HKTDC Research
Comments (0)
Shows local time in Hong Kong (GMT+8 hours)

HKTDC welcomes your views. Please stay on topic and be respectful of other readers.
Review our Comment Policy

*Add a comment (up to 5,000 characters)