Customs has intercepted 126 million counterfeit cigarettes since the beginning of the year, a record seizure, said the FPS Finance on Friday. These cigarettes, whose final destination is unknown, came from Southeast Asia and represent an amount of 65 million euros in import duties, excise duties and VAT evaded. Eight people have been arrested and are being questioned. On January 9, customs seized 10 million cigarettes from a warehouse in Stabroek, in the province of Antwerp.
Ethiopia Launches Electronic Customs Processing Platform For Traders The Government of Ethiopia launches an electronic platform that will enhance efficiency in trade logistics landscape of the country by speeding the customs process for importers and exporters. Labelled, Ethiopia Electronic Single Window Service, is launched on Saturday in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed. It is said will reduce the 44 days hectic long paper work process for importers and exporte
‘Digitalisation, Standardisation & Interoperability of Global Trade’ GTDW China Trade Development Week 2020 is pleased to continue our long collaboration with The International Port Community Systems Association & Associated Networks to join the 19th International Edition of Global Trade Development Week returning to Shanghai Pudong, 16-18 June, 2020. The event is Co-hosted in partnership with APMEN Operational Centre in English & Mandarin. The programme welcomes 800 internat
Great insights in to the extensive trade facilitation & digitalisation strategy of Saudi Customs to enhance international trade. We look forward to their participation at GTDW China Trade Development Week in June. The Saudi economic and social reform plan, called Saudi Vision 2030, aims at inducing long-term economic growth that is not reliant only upon oil exports. Saudi Arabia is the largest market in the MENA region and a gateway to a region of over 424 million consumers.