Customs Service News

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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 Sixth Annual Inter-Regional Meeting on Container Control Programme
27 May
Sixth Annual Inter-Regional Meeting on Container Control Programme

On May 22-23, 2019, the Sixth Annual Inter-Regional Meeting under the UNODC and the World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Container Control Programme was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Turkmen delegation participated in the event was headed by the Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan R. Garajayev. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss priorities and needs in the field of Container Control and support inter-regional network of port control units to identify and suppress high-risk consignments. During the meeting, the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Unders...

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 Regional forum of the World Customs Organization on Free Economic Zones
22 May
Regional forum of the World Customs Organization on Free Economic Zones

In the period from May 15 to May 17, 2019, a regional forum of the World Customs Organization on Free Economic Zones (FEZ) was held in Nur-Sultan. Customs officer from Turkmen Customs took part in the work of the Forum, among more than 30 customs services of the countries of the World Customs Organization. FEZs are an important tool of state economic policy, within which there is an opportunity to create a more attractive investment climate and favourable conditions for the development of a particular industry, which in turn leads to an increase in export potential. The forum included a ple...

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