On 11/12 June .2018, the Director General of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia attended the informal regional meeting of the Directors General of the Customs Administrations of the Western Balkans, held in the Republic of Albania.

On 4th-5th June 2018, delegation of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia, led by Director General Mr. Gjoko Tanasoski, paid a working visit to the Customs Administration of the Republic of Croatia, as a follow up to the previous meeting held in October last year, when the two services confirmed the common interest for exchange of experience in the area of European Union law enforcement (customs regulations and excise duties), strengthening the IT capacities and other activities related to customs operations, including the application of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.

The Customs Administration started applying a new manner of determination of the customs value at import of used passenger, combined and light cargo vehicles and motorcycles (hereinafter: used motor vehicles).

Aiming at modernization and use of latest technologies in its daily operations, on 29th May 2018, the Customs Administration, supported by the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program of the US Embassy introduced a new Explosives and Narcotics Detection System.

On 30 May 2018 the Customs Terminal at the Road Border Crossing Tabanovce was be officially inaugurated. The upgrade of the terminal that was funded by the European Union will help facilitate cross border trade along Corridor 10 and enforce customs procedures through modern customs clearance facilities. This enables better services to the benefit of the economic operators to move their goods faster and cheaper across the border. Equally important, it will contribute towards enhanced security of the Republic of Macedonia and its citizens.