posted on Jun, 13 2004 @ 07:28 PM
They actually smuggled more than 4.5 million tons of refined oil, more than 450,000 tons of vegetable oil, more than three million cases of
cigarettes, 3,588 automobiles and large amounts of western pharmaceuticals, chemicals, textile raw materials, and electro-mechanical goods, with a
total value of 53 billion yuan (6.38 billion U.S. dollars). The evaded tax totaled 30 billion yuan (3.6 billion U.S. dollars).