The activities of the Subcommittee on Customs and Rules of Origin within CEFTA, this year chaired by the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia included the organization of today's an official visit of senior representatives of the CEFTA Secretariat, EU Transport Community and Regional Cooperation Council to the border crossing point Tabanovce.

Under the Twinning project "Improving revenue collection and tax and customs policy", online training was organized on "Preparation of national technical specifications of IT systems required for the EU". The training is realized through the Webex tool within 31 August – 4th September 2020 with lecturers - experts from the Republic of Croatia.

The purpose of the training is to strengthen the capacity of the Customs Administration on EORI 2 in creating a business concept as a basis for preparation of technical specification.

 

Delegation of the Customs Administration led by the Director General and representatives of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) had a meeting today at the Customs Administration.

To further facilitate the work of the economic operators transporting express mail consignments and in accordance with the process of introduction of e-customs, the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia, as of 05.08.2020 is introducing mandatory submission of a document-pre-arrival manifest for all express mail consignments.

Over the past two weeks, the customs officers foiled three attempts for illegal withdrawals transfer of cash from the country, one attempt for smuggling of gold objects, one attempt for import of counterfeits and one attempt for trafficking migrants.