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Releases By Jamaica Customs Department



Customs reports another major find of black mosquito coils (mosquito medicine)
Four Hundred and Ninety (490) cases of the banned item – Black Mosquito Coils (also known as Mosquito Medicine) - have been seized at Berth XI by members of the Contraband Enforcement Team this mornin.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-01-10 20:24:48 # Views :1384

Customs surpasses its revenue target for the Financial Year 2014/2015
The Jamaica Customs Agency has ended the Financial Year 2014/15 by collecting gross revenue of $158.738B, exceeding the Ministry of Finance and Planning’s (MOFP) target of $142.77B by $15.96B or 11%......
Jamaica Customs Department | 2015-04-14 19:11:05 # Views :1383

Mandatory use of ASYCUDA World effective April 1, 2016
The Jamaica Customs Agency wishes to advise the public that as at April 1, 2016, it will be mandatory to use the Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) world for all export and import declaratio.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-04-01 19:26:09 # Views :1382

Customs seizes over 80,000 sticks of illegal cigarettes valued at J$2.417M
A four day (October 14-17) operation dubbed “Stir It Up” by the Jamaica Customs Agency in collaboration with the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) saw the seizure of 80, 575 sticks of illicit cigarette.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-10-23 00:08:49 # Views :1375

Jamaica Customs seeks to resolve disruption of IT Services
The Jamaica Customs Department (JCD) is aware of the challenges being faced by Importers with regards to the preparation of entries electronically on the first day of implementation of GCT charges on .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-03-01 20:04:46 # Views :1311

Customs Agency implores business proprietors to protect trade marks
In keeping with recent media reports of counterfeit goods being sold in Jamaica, the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is imploring trade mark owners and licensees, who are negatively impacted, to make a f.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-04-22 22:30:38 # Views :1262

Jamaica Customs Exceeds Target for July 2013 by 10%

The Jamaica Customs Agency surpassed the Ministry of Finance and Planning's (MOF&P) target for July by 10%. With gross collections of J$12.889B, the MOF&P's target of J$11.901B was excee.....

Jamaica Customs Department | 2013-08-14 09:25:10 # Views :1255

Electronic Cigarettes with Liquid Cartridges NOT Approved for Importation
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has advised that effective immediately the Jamaica Customs Agency should NOT allow clearance of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) with liquid cartridges or replacement .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2014-09-15 21:01:52 # Views :1166

Approximately $4m worth of marijuana seized at Kingston Container Terminal
On Wednesday, June 8, 2016, members of the Jamaica Customs Agency’s Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) and officers from the Port Security Team seized a shipment consisting of 605 lbs of marijuana with.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-06-09 18:38:31 # Views :1147

Jamaica Customs Warns Public of Motor Vehicle Auction Email Scam
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) wishes to advise the public of an email scam purporting to be from Major (Ret’d) Richard Reese, CEO/Commissioner of Customs bearing the email address reeserr4@gmail.co.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-09-22 12:43:14 # Views :1135

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