Su Jianrong, Minister of Finance, accompanied by Director of the Customs and Excise Department, Xie Lingyuan, on March 20, 108, went to Taichung to inspect and import customs clearance business, and went to Taichung International Airport to learn about passenger clearance. In addition to the hard work of the colleagues, the Minister of the Soviet Union provides the convenience and security services for the Customs in the fast customs clearance of passengers and goods. It expresses affirmation and encouragement, and expects the customs colleagues to continue to carry out border inspections and prevent illegal smuggling. And to prevent the African pig swine epidemic invading Taiwan.
Taichung said that passengers carrying meat products, according to Article 45 of the Animal Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Regulations, are fined NT$10,000 or more, especially in countries (regions) where African pigs have occurred in the past three years. For those who enter the pork products, they will be fined more than RMB 200,000, and the maximum penalty is RMB 1 million. Passengers are advised not to bring meat products into the country, so as not to violate the law and be punished.
Taichung Pass further stated that in order to demonstrate its determination to fight against African piglets, the company should implement 100% X-ray inspection of passenger hand luggage at the earliest, and cooperate with the Animal and Plant Epidemic and Quarantine Bureau of the Executive Yuan Agricultural Committee to strengthen the promotion and inspection of passengers. Together to protect the safety of the domestic livestock industry.
Source: Ministry of Finance