Customs Service News

Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course
23 Aug
Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course

Specialized X-ray Image Interpretation Instructor Course, which began on August 19, is being held in Ashgabat. The course is organized by the OSCE Center in Ashgabat. The event is attended by employees of the State Customs Service, as well as the transport police of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Turkmenistan. This course is part of the Plan of Projects to be implemented jointly by the Government of Turkmenistan and OSCE Center in Ashgabat in 2019. The purpose of the specialized instructor course is to strengthen security at the airports of Turkmenistan and improve the professional ski...

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Training on combating seal manipulation
22 Aug
Training on combating seal manipulation

20-22 August 2019 – Within the framework of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Customs Organization Container Control Programme, the UNODC Programme Office in Turkmenistan has conducted a three-day Training on combating seal manipulation at the International Customs Terminal of Ashgabat.  Eighteen officers of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan in the training. Conducted by Mr. Dirk De Langhe, UNODC Headquarters (Vienna, Austria) and Mr. Svetlan Savov, UNODC Consultant, the training was aimed at strengthening capacity of customs officers on identificatio...

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 Meeting with the regional coordinator of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP)
21 Aug
Meeting with the regional coordinator of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP)

On August 21, 2019, the representatives of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan met with Mr. Batyr Geldiyev, Regional Coordinator of of the UNODC – WCO Container Control Programme (CCP). National coordinator of the Program,          Mr. Chary Atayev has also attended by the. Turkmenistan joined the Container Control Program in 2009. Many projects have been implemented during this period. Cabinets of Port Control Units have been created in the International Customs Terminal and in the International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi. In addition, various trainings for customs officers are held on a...

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Rules for using T1/T2 transit module
16 Aug
Rules for using T1/T2 transit module

The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan has been implementing automated customs data system. A T1/T2 transit module of this system started to operate.  In this regard, the placement of goods and vehicles moving across the customs border of Turkmenistan under the customs procedure of customs transit is carried out through this system. The activities of customs brokers (representatives) are organized at the internal and border customs posts of Turkmenistan and carriers (forwarders) can use the services of customs brokers (representatives). According to the customs legislation of Turkmenista...

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The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan presented a new innovative solutions at the international Caspian exhibition of innovative technologies
11 Aug
The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan presented a new innovative solutions at the international Caspian exhibition of innovative technologies

On August 11, 2019, the international Caspian exhibition of innovative technologies opened. The exhibition pavilion is located on the territory of the International Sea Port of Turkmenbashi. The exhibition was visited by delegations of the Caspian and other countries, as well as representatives of international organizations, foreign logistics companies, the international press. Participants of the exhibition got acquainted with the national stands of the Caspian countries, the latest in the transport industry and the achievements of high technology. The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan...

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First Caspian Economic Forum - is a new platform for international cooperation
10 Aug
First Caspian Economic Forum - is a new platform for international cooperation

In November 1996 in Ashgabat at the first meeting of the ministers of foreign affairs of the Caspian states the process of the formalization of the legal status of the world’s biggest landlocked water body – the Caspian Sea, began. Signed in November 2003 Framework convention for the protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea (the Teheran Conference) was the first five-sided document.  Teheran convention came into force on 12th August 2006. That day – 12th August – is marked in the region as the Day of the Caspian Sea.  Summits of the Heads of the littoral Caspian States provide...

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