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French Customs Confiscates 3.5 Tonnes of Cigarettes

On April 30, Calais customs officials seized 3.5 tonnes of cigarettes. Customs officers discovered a load consisting of 30 pallets of cardboard boxes, of which, apart from the first three pallets,...

Turkey and Sweden Agrees to Boost Bilateral Trade and Investment

During the first Turkish-Sweden Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) meeting, held online, top officials from both countries spoke on bilateral commercial ties and relations with the EU, in part...

WCO Cargo Targeting System deployed in Azerbaijan

On 20 April 2020, an online event has been held to acknowledge the completion of the deployment of the WCO Cargo Targeting System (CTS) to the State Customs Committee (SCC), Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan is...

Belarus Customs Seizes Cold Weapons

Brest customs officers in Belarus stopped an attempt to illegally move 500 bits, recognized by experts as cold weapons, to the territory of the EEU.

The consultative meeting between the WCO Capacity Building Directorate and the ROCB Europe

On 27 April 2021, a virtual meeting was held between the WCO Capacity Building Directorate and the ROCB Europe on the work done and future prospects. The event was attended by Capacity Building Direct...

Tverečius Checkpoint on Lithuanian-Belarusian Border Reopens

With the opening of the Tverečius checkpoint, the queues at the Lithuanian-Belarusian border will decrease.