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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 :1456

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 :1437

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 :1358

Importers urged to adhere to importation regulations
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is urging importers to adhere to regulations governing the importation of commercial and non-commercial goods, in order to prevent being breached for contravention of .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2015-12-31 16:29:17 # Views :1309

JCA urges passengers and importers to comply
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) wishes to advise persons importing items into Jamaica for social outreach, that they are to import only those items for which the requisite approval has been granted b.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2015-08-06 00:13:07 # Views :1260

‘Be wary of scammers’ – JCA warns public
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is warning members of the public to be wary of persons who are involved in illicit activities, including the sale of motor vehicles that were reportedly not sold on au.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-03-31 19:08:22 # Views :1249

Approximately JMD$24.2 million worth of cocaine seized at Kingston Wharves Limited
On Saturday, September 05, 2015, members of the Jamaica Customs Agency’s (JCA) Contraband Enforcement Team (CET), officers from the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF), Narcotics Division (ND), and Por.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2015-09-07 22:51:33 # Views :1243

Jamaica Customs Offers Clarity on the Importation of Mobile Phones
The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) is Jamaica’s principal border management entity, and its core mission of facilitating trade, optimising revenue collection and delivering high quality customer service.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2018-11-12 13:29:15 # Views :1232

Customs continues to clamp down on breaches
With the Automated System for Customs Data – ASYCUDA World – in full effect at the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA), since April 1, 2016, the Agency is confident that it will be able to ‘clamp down’ even .....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2016-07-05 22:43:16 # Views :1192

FIVE MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF MARIJUANA SEIZED ON THE PORT OF KINGSTON
Officers from the Jamaica Customs Contraband Enforcement Team along with Officers from the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Narcotics Division and Port Security seized fifteen (15) packages containing Mar.....
Jamaica Customs Department | 2018-11-06 14:10:45 # Views :846

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