Indonesian Finance Ministry director general for excise and customs Agung Kuswandono said imports of used clothing are still rampant.
He stated that non-fishing ships along the country’s borders with Singapore and Malaysia were used to bring smuggled clothing, along with such items as laptops and aluminium nitrate, a chemical substance used for bombs in blast fishing methods.
“Used clothing has become a commodity, he said. “Warehouses along the Sumatran coast are filled with used clothing.”
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