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A meeting with representatives of the International Road Transport Union was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan
20 May
A meeting with representatives of the International Road Transport Union was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan

On May 19, 2020, a meeting in the format of a video conference with representatives of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The online meeting was attended by representatives of relevant ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Justice, Finance and Economics, the State Customs Service, the State Transport Agency "Turkmenavtoulaglari", as well as representatives of the Turkmen Association of International Road Carriers (THADA)....

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Videoconference on the development of cooperation in the area of transportation and customs control
7 May
Videoconference on the development of cooperation in the area of transportation and customs control

On May 6, 2020, a videoconference with the representatives of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) was held, informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan.     The representatives of relevant ministries and departments of Turkmenistan, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Customs Service and the State Agency “Turkmenawtoulaglary” (Turkmen road transport) participated to the session. During the videoconference, the parties discussed the current state and perspectives of cooperation of Turkmenistan with t...

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Representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held an online meeting with World Customs Organization experts
24 Apr
Representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan held an online meeting with World Customs Organization experts

On April 23, 2020, an online meeting was held between representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and experts from the World Customs Organization. The parties discussed the issue on accession of Turkmenistan to the International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures (as amended), known as the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC). In particular, the requirements that must be observed in relation to acceding to the said convention were considered. Regarding the requirements presented by the Convention, it was noted of the State Customs Service of T...

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Video conference between Turkmenistan and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
22 Apr
Video conference between Turkmenistan and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

On April 22, 2020, a meeting was held in videoconference format between representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan and representatives of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), informs the web-site of the MFA of Turkmenistan. During the meeting, the parties focused on the main vectors of cooperation between Turkmenistan and UNCTAD. On this basis, issues were discussed on the implementation of the joint project of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan - UNCTAD - UNDP "Implementation of the Single Window of Turkmen...

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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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