Last two weeks, the customs officers prevented an attempt for illegal crossing of the border by migrants and prevented several attempts for smuggling various goods, including cash in foreign currencies, automobile spare parts, clothing, kitchen knives and counterfeits.

Around 45kg of marijuana were seized on 6th October 2019 at the Bogorodica border crossing point, exit section.

In line with the Strategy of the Customs Administration for strengthening the partnership with the business community in the Republic of North Macedonia, yesterday (2nd October 2019), Customs Director General Mr. Gjoko Tanasoski had a business meeting with representatives of the companies Aktiva DOO Stip - one of the leading, distinguished construction companies in the metal industry and ALBATROS - a modern apparel manufacturing company which produces high quality shirts.

Yesterday (2nd October 2019) the Customs Administration in partnership with GIZ and the CEFTA Secretariat hosted a regional workshop on simplifying trade procedures, documents and data submission requirements in the CEFTA Region.

Last month, the customs officers detected a customs fraud, three migrants, as well as several attempts for smuggling various goods, including gold jewellery, firearm ammunition, watches, watch straps, cigarettes, coffee, clothing, truck spare parts, chainsaws, audio equipment and counterfeits.