Delegation of the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia led by the Director General Gjoko Tanasoski participated on the 16th Meeting of the Subcommittee on Trade, Industry, Customs and Taxation, that was held in Brussels on 13th November.

Over the past four weeks, the customs officers have prevented several attempts for smuggling of various goods, including clothing, decorations, surgical materials, eye glasses, eye lenses, olive oil, supplements, perfumes, hydraulic oil, used bicycles and scooters, hookah aroma and counterfeits.

Tanasoski: We remain committed to implementing WTO standards and creating better conditions in customs operations and cross-border trade

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.

The Customs Administration is hosting the most important conference of the World Customs Organization - PICARD (Customs Research and Development Partnership), which will be held in Skopje within 22-24 October 2015. The conference is organized in partnership with the World Customs Organization and the Faculty of Economics at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje.