Over the past two weeks, the customs officers foiled three attempts for illegal withdrawals transfer of cash from the country, one attempt for smuggling of gold objects, one attempt for import of counterfeits and one attempt for trafficking migrants.

The Diplomatic and Consular representative offices, as well as the representative offices of all relevant international organizations in the Republic of North Macedonia need to complete the procedure for electronic registration in the e-Excise system of the CDEPS.

The World Customs Organization (WCO) is pleased to announce that the 15th annual WCO PICARD Conference will take place as a web conference from 23 to 26 November 2020.

Exactly one year ago, the concept of digital customs became a reality. With the implementation of the Customs Declarations and Excise Document Processing System (CDEPS), a system ranked among the most advanced systems used by the EU Member States, the Customs Administration of the Republic of North Macedonia is a step forward in meeting the EU accession requirements.

The Customs Administration is a leading institution in the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and in the work of the National Committee for Trade Facilitation. As part of the USAID Economic Development, Governance, and Enterprise Growth in Europe and Eurasia (EDGE), today we presented our efforts in the implementation of the Agreement in the following six areas: pre-arrival information, risk management, Authorized Economic Operator and International Recognition, Cooperation with Border Services, Single Window System and the National Committee for Trade Facilitation.

The mission findings will be the grounds for informing the USAID about further efforts to improve the trade facilitation and economic growth assistance in the region, including the Republic of North Macedonia.