The Director General of the Customs Administration Slavica Kutirov, participated in the working meeting for implementation of the Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Veterinary, Phytosanitary and Food and Animal Safety, held yesterday in Ohrid, within the two-day Open Balkans Summit.

Last week in Belgrade, representatives of the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia took part in a regional meeting of CEFTA member states, organized by the CEFTA Secretariat and the German Association for International Cooperation GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fürInternationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH).

An event was held yesterday in Skopje to present the achievements and results thus far from the twinning project. Welcome addresses had the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia-Nives Tiganj and the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria-Georg Voutsas, the Head of the Cooperation of the Delegation of the European Union-Stephen Hudolin and Deputy Finance Minister -Filip Nikoloski

Today, the Director General of the Customs Administration Slavica Kutirov hosted a meeting with the Director General of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Croatia Mario Demirovic. They discussed how to continue and intensify the  mutual cooperation through exchange of experience in several areas and topics of customs operations. They also talked about topics related to the joint twinning project: "Improving revenue collection, tax and customs policy", under which employees of the Customs Administration have the opportunity to receive assistance from experts from Croatia and Austria in the implementation of development activities in accordance with the Action plan.

The Directors of the two customs services shared ideas on activities related to the modernization of the busiest border crossings and internal customs terminals, in order to facilitate trade, as well as methods for improving the capacity and organization of the administration. They also talked about the current projects implemented by the Customs Administration, aimed at simplification of the customs procedures, improvement of the capacities for customs control and post-clearance audits, reduction of border delays for economic operators, as well as inter-institutional data exchange, both at internationa and national level.

The long-term strategic partnership between the two institutions was reiterated at today’s meeting, thus confirming the efforts for future cooperation, through use of best practices to bring the Customs Administration closer to the Customs of the European Union Member States.





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The Customs Administration hereby informs the producers, importers, wholesalers and retailers that pursuant the Decision determining the highest retail prices of oil derivatives and transport fuels no. 02-1449 / 1 dated 31.05.2022 adopted by the Energy and Water Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of North Macedonia the amount excise duty as of 00:01 on 01.06.2022 shall be: