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Releases By Jamaica Customs Department



Customs discovers cashiering irregularity
An internal investigation of the activities of a customs cashier and two broker clerks resulted in “conspiracy to defraud” charges being laid against Stacey-Ann Russell, Andrew Nelson and Stephan Park.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-04-25 15:00:59 # Views :2188

WCO conducts IPR Diagnostic Mission at Jamaica Customs
A one week (December 9 -13) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Diagnostic Mission with two World Customs Organization (WCO) officials, Ms. Junko Yamamoto and Ms. Georgina Estrada, commenced at the Jam.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-12-11 00:26:10 # Views :2099

Customs implements revised procedures for alcohol
Effective Monday, October 8, 2012, the Jamaica Customs Department requires ALL entities registered and approved by the Jamaica Tourist Board as Hotel/Resort Cottages Operators to sign and stamp all In.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-10-05 22:50:43 # Views :2059

Counterfeit Cigarettes Valued at J$67.2M
Kingston, Jamaica: Four hundred and forty eight (448) cases of cigarettes valued at approximately Sixty Seven Million Two Hundred Thousand Dollars (J$67.2M) were seized yesterday (May 1) at Kingston .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-05-03 10:27:49 # Views :1972

CAF system upgrade –Far advanced
The implementation of the Customs Administration Fees (on April 1, 2013) is a shift from an ad valorem based structure to a fixed fee method and involves complex changes to numerous computer systems......
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-04-24 21:12:28 # Views :1873

Productive Sector to Save From Customs CAF Review
A series of reviews of the Customs Administration Fee (CAF), based on multiple consultations with stakeholders, has resulted in savings for the productive sector (including Exporters). The Examinatio.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-08-14 10:36:32 # Views :1835

Customs announces additional opening hours for the Christmas Season
The Collections and Accounts Unit at Customs House (Newport East) will be opened on Saturday, December 8, 15 & 22 from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm to handle the usual influx of cargo during the busy Christmas s.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-12-05 21:07:13 # Views :1814

Jamaica Customs extends opening hours
The Jamaica Customs Department will be extending its opening hours at Customs House (including the Collections and Accounts Unit) in Kingston and Montego Bay on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-03-26 17:15:13 # Views :1799

Customs trade efficiency – A Priority!
Trade Facilitation and efficiency is not only a mandate but a priority for the Jamaica Customs Department......
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-03-16 01:32:00 # Views :1796

Seizure at NMIA
Twenty-four (24 lbs) of cocaine valued at J$9.5M was seized at the Norman Manley International Airport yesterday (Monday, June 11) at approximately 11:30 am. The contraband was discovered after a mal.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2012-06-12 15:53:04 # Views :1686

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