In January 2020, the State Customs Service of Ukraine recorded 1714 violations of customs regulations when moving goods across the border for a total of 93 million hryvnias (approximately $3.8 million).

At the same time, the average amount of penalties applied increased by 4 times – up to 54 thousand UAH. compared with 14 thousand UAH in January 2019.

Compared to January 2019, the number of cases with actually seized goods increased 2.5 times – this type of sanction was applied in each third cases of violation of customs rules.