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Source: Vanguard News Nigeria Controversy is currently trailing the recent announcement of the collection of about N1.1 trillion by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as operators and stakeholders raise questions on the integrity of the duty collections. For full details, please click here .
Source: BusinessMirror Another serious problem port stakeholders encounter is the highly questionable imposition by international shipping lines of multi million-peso deposits on containers and the very slow processes of getting a refund for such deposits. For full details, please click here .
Source: africanews. The Minister of Trade, Informal Sector, Consumer Affairs, Local Product Promotion and SMEs, chaired on Monday afternoon in Nairobi a panel organized by the African Performance Institute ( www.Performance-Institute.org ), led by Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE. This panel was held on…
Source: newbusiness A new report out today reveals that more than six out of ten customs seizures of counterfeit or pirated goods are of small parcels sent through postal or courier services. The research, carried out by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation…
Source: BusinessMirror The logistics industry targets to generate 7.5 million jobs and employ at least 5 percent of the country’s labor force by 2022, as it intends to make its services more efficient compared to its Southeast Asian counterparts. At the 1st Logistics Services Philippines Conference…
Source: GOV.UK Customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations can now apply for grants to support training and IT under a £8 million investment from government, as applications open today (4 December). The government has engaged extensively with industry bodies and key providers…
Source: World Customs Organization (WCO) Between 26 and 30 November 2018, the WCO conducted a Workshop on Customs Valuation and Transfer Pricing for the Royal Thai Customs Department in Bangkok, Thailand. The mission was made possible with the generous financial support of the Japan Customs…
Former IFCBA Chair Jaime King recently attended meetings in Istanbul and visited IGMD (IFCBA member in Turkey) Headquarters on November 27, 2018. His visit included time in the Customs Brokers Museum and a presentation about IGMD activities. During this visit, Mr. King was accompanied by the…
Source: Jamaica Information Service (JIS News) The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has assured importers and exporters in St. James that the modernised Customs Bill slated to be tabled in Parliament next year, will allow stakeholders to conduct business in a more efficient environment. For full details…