According to the statistics from General Administration of Customs, since the start of 2017, the Customs across China seized and handled 1,560 cases concerning exports from China to the U.S. in the joint enforcement actions.
Since 2013, the U.S. Customs and Chinese Customs have launched 6 targeted joint actions. Chinese Customs also enhanced the supervision on exports to the U.S. and to transshipment points, reinforced the efforts to inform and transfer suspected criminal cases to public security organs. During the actions, Chinese Customs kept close contact with the U.S. Customs by sharing case information and assisting the arrest of suspects in the U.S.
By far, Chinese Customs has established cooperative relations with customs administrations of over 130 countries and regions, signed more than 190 cooperative documents, set up the bilateral mutual assistance mechanism with major trading nations, and signed memorandum of law enforcement cooperation with customs in the U.S., Europe Union, Russia, Japan, and Korea to normalize intellectual property protection. Besides, Chinese Customs also actively participated in intellectual property matters within cooperation framework.
It is also reported that the Ministry of Public Security, together with United States Department of Homeland Security, successfully solved a major transnational infringement case, destroyed 7 places for manufacturing counterfeiting goods, seized over 3,000 counterfeit luggages, bags, glasses, watches and accessories, with the cumulative sales income of 100 million Yuan.