On December 20tha joint statement of the DGCCRF and Customs administrations stressed the commitment of these two bodies to address the most harming forms of illicit trade.

This document points out the existence of specialized bodies that are the e.trade surveillance center (CSCE) of the DGCCRF and the cyber douane of the Customs. Bith are closely monitoring e.market places that are located outside EU but selling in France for amounts that are worth several Bn €.

The statement also disclosed DGCCRF investigations that started in spring 2018 and proved to be successful according to the following figures. 75% of suspected products appeared to be substandard with 39% really dangerous according to laboratory analysis.

ALCCI is glad with such a commitment it fully supports.