Today and tomorrow in Vienna, Customs Director General, Ms. Slavica Kutirov is taking part in the First Preparatory Meeting of the 30th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum. The Forum promotes political dialogue on economic and environmental issues linked to security and contributes to the elaboration of recommendations and follow-up activities to address these challenges. The theme of this year's 30th Forum is " Promoting security and stability in the OSCE area through sustainable economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic”.

Today, the Customs Administration took part in the event "Perception of export-oriented companies in North Macedonia on the Open Balkans Initiative", where the results of the first quantitative and qualitative survey on this topic were presented.

Yesterday at the border crossing point Blace the mobile teams from the Operational Matters Department of the Customs Administration, prevented an attempt for smuggling of 5 kilograms of gold jewelry.

The Customs Administration permanently works on modernization of the infrastructure at the border crossings. In the forthcoming period, one of the priorities is the reconstruction of the border crossing point Deve Bair, aimed at modernization and ensuring greater functionality and conditions for faster flow of goods and passengers through the border crossing that connects the two countries, the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Bulgaria.

Today, the Customs Administration was part of the online meeting of the economic and trade advisors of the EU member states in the Republic of North Macedonia, organized by the Delegation of the European Union in Skopje.