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Workshop on Customs Valuation for Turkmenistan Successfully Delivered

The World Customs Organization in close cooperation with the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe) organized a virtual National Workshop on Customs Valuation for Customs Officials of Turkmenistan.

Ireland Amends Customs Temporary Admission Manual

The Customs Temporary Admission Manual has been amended to include further information on the process of applying for authorisation on the Customs Decisions System (CDS).

Tajikistan Customs Holds Press Conference on Semi-Annual Activities

On July 30, the Customs Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan held a press conference on the activities of customs authorities in the first half of 2021.

Moldova Customs Service Increases Revenue

The revenues of the Customs Service in the first 7 months of 2021 amount to about 15 billion Leu, increasing by 25.5% compared to the revenues from the corresponding interval of 2020.

Integrity Development Workshop Brings Additional Benefits for Turkmenistan Customs

In close cooperation between the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe), an integrity development workshop was carried out from 7-9 July 2021 for the State Customs Committee of Turkmenistan.

UNCTAD: How Countries are Faring on Global Goals amid COVID-19

The 2021 update of the UNCTAD SDG Pulse illustrates in numbers countries’ progress and challenges in achieving the sustainable development goals by 2030.It presents analysis for a range of the sustainable development goals’ (SDGs) indicators and others relevant to trade, investment, financing for development, debt, transport and technology.

First Meeting of the Commission on Customs and Quarantine Cooperation between Belarus-China

Representatives of the customs authorities of Belarus and China, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus and the Embassy of Belarus in China took part in the meeting of the Commission in the video conference mode.

Kazakhstan Announces Approval of Accounting System for Individual Goods during their Movement

Draft order of the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On amendments to the order of the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 9, 2015 No. 640" on approval of the instruction on the organization of a system for accounting for individual goods during their movement within the framework of mutual cross-border trade of the member states of the Eurasian Econom

E-Commerce in EU: New VAT Rules Applicable from July 1, 2021

In accordance with Council Directive (EU) 2017/2455, the exemption from value added tax (VAT) for the import of goods total value of which does not exceed 22 Euros has been abolished from July 1, 2021.

WCO Regional Workshop on Data Analytics Successfully Delivered

In close cooperation between the WCO Secretariat and the Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe), the WCO Regional Workshop on Data Analytics was held virtually from 21 to 22 June 2021 for the WCO Europe Region with the support of the Customs Cooperation Fund of Korea (CCF-K).

Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights Improves Knowledge in the WCO Europe Region

Regional Office for Capacity Building for the World Customs Organization Europe Region (ROCB Europe) organized a Webinar under the theme of "Intellectual Property Rights: Improving Knowledge and Sharing Experiences" on 17 June 2021.

Largest Cocaine Seizure in Turkey

The largest amount of cocaine seizure in the history of our country was achieved in the huge operation carried out by the Customs Enforcement teams of the Ministry of Commerce at Mersin Port. As a result of the operation, over 1 ton of cocaine, which was tried to be brought into our country illegally, was seized.