Amore Cosmetics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. was fined 15,700 yuan (about $2,466.47) for declaring imported hazard chemicals as “non-hazard chemicals”.
On December 7, website of Shanghai Customs released an administrative penalty from Shanghai Pudong International Airport Customs on Amore Cosmetics (Shanghai) Company.
It was announced that Shanghai Guanlian Custom Company was entrusted to declare the import of one cargo to Pudong International Airport Customs under the supervision of “general trade” on September 22, 2021. The declared name was “Fragrance for Cosmetics” and the quantity was 140 kg with the declared price of CIF 17290 Euro (about $19,491.01). The goods were declared as “non-hazard chemicals”. The Customs found that the above goods were actually hazard chemicals and needed to be inspected, which did not match with the declaration. The value of the goods was RMB 131,448.95 (about $20,650.63).
The Chinese Customs verified and determined that the goods need to implement the statutory inspection. The parties did not declare truthfully to the Chinese Customs and commodity inspection in accordance with the provisions. The above facts are suspected of violating the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection and its relevant provisions. According to Article 33 of Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection and Article 46 of Regulations for the Implementation of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodity Inspection, a fine of RMB 15,700 yuan (approximately $2,466.47) was imposed.
It is reported that Amore Cosmetics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amore Pacific.