Customs Service News

Conference on Amendments and Additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan
11 Apr
Conference on Amendments and Additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan

On April 11, 2020, a meeting was held in the conference hall of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan on introducing amendments and additions to the Constitution of Turkmenistan. It was attended by a deputy of the Mejlis of Turkmenistan, a teacher at the State University of Turkmenistan named after Makhtumkuli, employees of the General Prosecutor's Office of Turkmenistan, the State Court of Turkmenistan, the Ministry of Justice of Turkmenistan, the Democratic Party of Ashgabat and the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan. The initiative of the President to introduce amendments and a...

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Amendments to the Customs Code of Turkmenistan
2 Apr
Amendments to the Customs Code of Turkmenistan

The Mejlis of Turkmenistan adopted the Law “On Amendments and Additions to the Customs Code of Turkmenistan”. The amendments are related to the provisions of the new version of the Law of Turkmenistan “On licensing of certain types of activities”. Under the new changes, activities licensed by the customs authorities, such as those of a duty-free shop, a customs warehouse, a temporary storage warehouse and a customs broker, are exempt from licensing. And also according to the addition, the concept “vehicle” is included in the clause 27 of part 1 of article 5 of the Customs Code and “container...

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Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan No. 14594 from February 5, 2016 on approval of the List of export production subject to certification during export from the customs borders of Turkmenistan no longer valid
2 Apr
Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan No. 14594 from February 5, 2016 on approval of the List of export production subject to certification during export from the customs borders of Turkmenistan no longer valid

At video conference working session of the Cabinet of Ministers held on 26 march, 2020 President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed the Resolution on Recognition of voiding of the Resolution of the President of Turkmenistan No. 14594 from February 5, 2016 on approval of the List of export production subject to certification during export from the customs borders of Turkmenistan. It was informed that these documents were developed together with the General State Service Türkmenstandartlary, the State Customs Service and relative profile departments as well as were agreed with number of other str...

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Deryaplastik Business Entity: Use of local materials, flexible marketing, growth of export production
10 Mar
Deryaplastik Business Entity: Use of local materials, flexible marketing, growth of export production

Facilities of Deryaplastik Business Entity, which provide local market with polypropylene, polyvinylchloride and polyethylene production, have started using only local material. These days, entrepreneurs procure polymeric production from high technology petrochemical complex in Kiyanly (Balkan Velayat) for making import substitutive and export-oriented goods, reports the State News Agency of Turkmenistan. Refuse of imported raw material has provided significant enhancement of effectiveness of production and increment of production output. 10 – 12 thousand tons of local polyethylene and polypr...

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International Women's Day festive event
8 Mar
International Women's Day festive event

On March 7, 2020, in accordance with the relevant Order of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, a solemn event was held at the Central Office of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan dedicated to the upcoming celebration of International Women's Day - March 8. During the celebration, women working in the State Customs Service on behalf of the President of Turkmenistan received cash gifts in the amount of 60 manat. The state gives attention to every woman in the country: working, receiving allowance or pension, studying at a higher educational institution, school an...

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New lists of goods subject to export and import duties
29 Feb
New lists of goods subject to export and import duties

In order to stimulate domestic producers, protect their interests and increase the competitiveness of their products, as well as optimize trade turnover, the President of Turkmenistan signed the Decree, approving: - a list of a number of relevant goods subject to customs duties for import into the territory of Turkmenistan, and the size of customs duties; - a list of a number of relevant goods subject to customs duties when exporting from the territory of Turkmenistan, and the size of customs duties. The Ministry of Finance and Economics, the State Customs Service are instructed to jointly...

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