During the last week of 2018 and the New Year's and Christmas holidays, the customs officers detected several attempts for smuggling of various goods, temporarily seizing a motorcycle, scooter, automobile spare parts, photocopier, gas pistol, substances for potency, alcoholic beverages, tools , electric cables, apparel, laptops and counterfeits.

Starting this year, all customs declarations and excise documents will be processed electronically. This was noted today during the visit of the Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski to the Customs Administration. The use of the Customs Declaration Processing System will start in the beginning of February in 11 Pilot Customs Offices, and from by mid-year it will be put in function at all customs offices in the country.

On 18th December 2018, during search of the hand luggage of a Turkish citizen that arrived at the International Airport Skopje- entrance section, the customs officers found undeclared gold jewelry.

A protocol meeting between the Director General of the Customs Administration, Mr. Gjoko Tanasoski and the Deputy Head of Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr. Andrien van Mens took place today at the Customs Administration.

On 17th December 2018, the Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with the Customs Administration of the Republic of Macedonia, seized 550 kg of marijuana that was found during control of a freight motor vehicle at the border crossing point Bogorodica.