The 11th Meeting of the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean Joint Committee of all countries members of the PEM Convention was held on 1st July 2021. The Joint Committee of the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean Convention (PEM) Preferential Rules of Origin is held twice a year and this committee makes decisions related to the rules of origin within the Convention.

Customs Deputy Director General, Mr. Muarem Asani, Mr. Ilija Janoski and Mr. Zlatko Veterovski, took part in the 6th informal meeting of Directors General and senior officials of the Customs Administrations of the Western Balkans, which took place in Tirana, Albania. This initiative is supported by the UK Government and HM Revenue and Customs.

Senior officials of the Customs Administration took part at the 138th Customs Cooperation Council Session of the World Customs Organisation (WCO). The WCO is a globally recognized international center of customs expertise and has a leading role in development, promotion and implementation of modern customs systems and procedures. The meeting was held via video conference from June 24-26, 2021.

In order to strengthen the cooperation with the business community, as key factor for building mutual trust, today the director Goran Sugareski had a working meeting with the President of the Chambers of Commerce  of the Republic of North Macedonia, Ms. Danela Arsovska.


Customs Director General met today with Mr. Martin Kranich, Customs Liaison Officer of the Federal Republic of Germany in charge of North Macedonia, Bulgaria and Romania.