Customs Service News

Customs training workshop on monitoring and control of Ozone Depleting Substances
31 Jul
Customs training workshop on monitoring and control of Ozone Depleting Substances

On July 30, 2019, a training workshop was held at the Training Center of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan for customs officers to raise awareness of import / export / transit control of ODS (ozone-depleting substances) and ODS containing equipment. The seminar was organized within the framework of the project “Institutional Strengthening for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol and the Implementation of the Plan for the Phased Reduction of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) in Turkmenistan” by the staff of the Ozone Office under the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Turk...

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Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form comes into act
24 Jul
Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form comes into act

Please be aware that from July 24, 2019, the Instruction on Filling in Transit Declaration Form, approved by Order No.64 of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan dated May 20, 2019 comes into act. The Instruction determines the procedure for filling in the transit declaration form when placing goods under the customs regime of internal customs transit and customs transit.

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The Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies
22 Jul
The Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies

As previously reported, on August 12, 2019, the First Caspian Economic Forum will be held in the Avaza tourist zone. dedicated to the Day of the Caspian Sea Forum will bring together not only Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran, but also numerous regional and international partners. Within the framework of the forum, the Caspian Exhibition of Innovative Technologies will be held. The exhibition, which will be held from 11 to 12 August, will bring together technical experts in various sectors of the economy. The focus is on the development and application of innovations and a...

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Graduation ceremony of cadets
15 Jun
Graduation ceremony of cadets

June 15, 2019, the regular graduation of cadets of higher educational institutions of the military and law enforcement bodies of the country took place. Honoring graduates was held on the square in front of the capital's Constitution Monument. The celebration was also attended by leaders of military and law enforcement agencies. Among graduates there are also future customs officers. For several years in a row, the Military Institute of the Ministry of Defense has been graduating young professionals who have mastered the knowledge of both military and customs. Trainers of the Training C...

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A conference on the theme «Tasks of establishing customs duties and its legal framework»
15 Jun
A conference on the theme «Tasks of establishing customs duties and its legal framework»

Today at the Central Office of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan a conference was held on the theme “The Tasks of Establishing Customs Payments and Its Legal Basis”. The conference was organized by the Department of Customs Payments of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan in accordance with the approved plan of scientific activities of the Service. The conference was attended by personnel of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the Ministry of Adalat of Turkmenistan, representatives of public organizations...

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Seminar on best anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism practices
13 Jun
Seminar on best anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism practices

An OSCE-supported seminar on best practices in anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) in the sector of designated non-financial businesses and professions (DNFBP) took place in Ashgabat from 10 to 11 June 2019. A representative of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan also took part in the seminar. The seminar addressed ways of increasing the preventive role of non-financial businesses and professions and enhanced due diligence of customers as well as best practices in identifying beneficiaries and politically exposed persons and risk reduction in AML/...

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