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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: 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…
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…
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…
Source: Global Times A global crackdown operation on solid waste smuggling shows that China is playing a leading role in international joint operations, and countries in Southeast Asia, like Vietnam and Thailand, have become the new victims in the illegal trade since China rolled out restrictions on…
Source: LSE Business Review A key issue in the fight against climate change and for environmental protection is how to facilitate market access to environmental products (agricultural and non-agricultural ones). The world trading system has an alternative mechanism that can be very useful in that…
The UK government has published a series of 106 ‘technical papers’ providing advice to companies on preparing for a No Deal Brexit. This is obviously a lot for anyone to digest and so we have summarised the key points here for you. We do however recommend that you read in full any paper that covers…