Delegation of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia, led by Director General Gjoko Tanasoski, took part in the 15th Meeting of the Subcommittee on Trade, Industry, Customs and Taxation held in Skopje on 13th November 2018.

Last week, the customs officers detected several attempts for smuggling, seizing foreign currencies, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements, cosmetic products, personal hygiene products, irrigation systems parts, cigarettes and counterfeits.

Last week, the customs officers detected three illegal migrants and several attempts for smuggling various goods, seizing cash, automobile spare parts, video surveillance monitors and computers, a switchboard, a gas pistol with ammunition, animal vaccines, material for jewelery and cigarettes.

During the past two weeks, the customs officers prevented several attempts for smuggling of various goods, seizing keys for motor vehicles, routers, cigarettes, clothing, jewellery and church items.

On 29th October  2018, a workshop was held in Ohrid to promote the concept of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) and its importance for the economic operators. This is the third of a series of workshops organized by the Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia in cooperation with the USAID Regional Economic Growth Project (REG).