Customs Service News

Videoconference on legal reforms in Turkmenistan
23 Aug
Videoconference on legal reforms in Turkmenistan

The online conference, held at the Central Office of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan on August 22, 2020, was dedicated to reforming the country's legal system in accordance with the initiatives of the distinguished President. The conference was attended by servicemen of the Central Office, Ashgabat city and velayat customs, as well as representatives of the Adalat Ministry and the Supreme Court of Turkmenistan. The videoconference participants discussed legal reforms initiated by our esteemed President, in particular, initiatives to improve the legal status of the Halk Maslahaty...

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Efforts to keep reliable mutual supply and transit schemes
21 Aug
Efforts to keep reliable mutual supply and transit schemes

Preservation of mutual supply schemes and stability of trade and economic relations and transport links between countries due to the danger of the spread of coronavirus infection is one of the important tasks of the present period. Turkmenistan takes an active position on this issue, advocating the development of coordinated steps, especially on the border between the countries. The coordinated work on preventing the entry of this infection on the territory of the country was implemented by the services involved in customs operations since the first days of the spread of the pandemic in the w...

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Gender Issues in Online Discussion
8 Aug
Gender Issues in Online Discussion

From 3 to 5 August, within the framework of Turkmenistan's cooperation with the OSCE Center, a round table was held on the issues of integrating gender factors in border and security management. The event was attended by representatives of the Customs Service of Turkmenistan, including female military personnel. The meeting was held by OSCE experts, international consultants on gender issues, as well as national experts. International experts familiarized the participants with international practice to promote gender equality and its integration into border management, international conve...

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The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan has introduced an electronic document management system
4 Aug
The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan has introduced an electronic document management system

At the present stage of development of information technologies, electronic documents and the transition to electronic document management have become very important. The decree of the President of Turkmenistan dated February 27, 2020 "On the creation and implementation of an electronic document management system and Internet websites in Turkmenistan" makes this mandatory. Thus, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan has introduced a pilot phase of the electronic document management system. The project is being implemented jointly with the Asman Oky Economic Association. During the first s...

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Webinar
11 Jul
Webinar

In accordance with the Concept for the Development of the Customs Authorities of Turkmenistan for 2017-2021, the Customs Service intensify its participation in international cooperation institutions. Thus, with the Regional Office in Central Asia of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, a number of joint events have been held only in recent months. Between July 6 and 10, 2020, training courses were conducted by UNODC and WCO experts for Port Control Groups at the Beyik Serdar Yoly, Beyik Turkmenbashi, and Parom gechelgesi customs posts involved in container control in the online forma...

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Webinar on “Harmonized System (HS) and Basic Interpretation Rules with Examples”
5 Jul
Webinar on “Harmonized System (HS) and Basic Interpretation Rules with Examples”

From June 29 to July 1, 2020, the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan hosted a webinar “Harmonized System (HS) and Basic Interpretation Rules with Examples”, the main purpose of which was to discuss issues related to accession to the Convention on a Harmonized Description and Coding System goods. The webinar was attended byemployees of the customs statistics and customs payments units. The lecturer was the customs attache of the WCO Secretariat Mr. Yuri Andriyanov. During the training, participants received detailed information about the Harmonized System Convention, general provisions, and...

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