On 2nd June 2017, at about 3:50 a.m a bus with Turkish license plates, travelling from Turkey to Macedonia arrived at the border crossing point, Bogorodica, entrance section.

After achieving highest revenue collection in 2016 in its 25 years of existence as an independent state authority, in 2017 the Customs Administration maintained the trend of successful collection of revenues falling under its competence such as import duties (customs duties, value added tax, excise and fees)  and excise duties not only at import, but also on the internal trade.

During last two weeks, the customs officers detected a case of customs fraud and several smuggling attempts, seizing foreign currency, impotence medications, cigarettes, camera lens and swimming pools water disinfecting pills.

Over the past two weeks, the customs officers detected a customs fraud and several attempts for smuggling, seizing golden jewelery, foreign cash, technical goods, cigarettes, tobacco, central heating spare parts, personal hygiene products, lipsticks and counterfeits.

The Customs Administration hereby informs that the import of certain agricultural products originating in the Republic of Macedonia in the European Union can be performed under the provisions of the Stabilization and Association Agreement and in accordance with the Regulation on the application of autonomous trade measure. Pursuant the Agreement, the relief on import only applies to ad valorem rate of duty, and pursuant the Regulation, the relief on import applies to ad valorem rate of duty and the duties having equivalent effect.