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Albanians Give Up on Coffee?
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Albanians Give Up on Coffee?

TIRANA, July 19 After the cigarettes, the Albanians seem that they have given up on coffee too. The data from the General Directorate of Customs, show that in the first 5 months of 2019, have been imported and consumed 3311 tons of coffee, where the month of May registers the biggest amount of the clearance....

Scanning of containers in 6 new border crossings
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Scanning of containers in 6 new border crossings

Tirana, December 24, 2015 The scanning of containers will become a reality in six new cross border points in 2016, according to the General Director of Customs, Pranvera Fagu. Fagu declared that this move will have a positive impact in ensuring that only safe goods will enter and leave the Albanian territory and will decrease...

Ministry of Finances to report the performance of Customs assistance programme
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Ministry of Finances to report the performance of Customs assistance programme

The Ministry of Finances will issue within April a verbal report on the bilateral programme of assistance of Crown Agents and the Albanian Customs  to date, said the Minister of Finances Shkelqim Cani at the parliamentary Economy Commission on Monday. Cani declared that the contract reached between the Ministry of Finances and the British company is a...

Directorates of Customs and Taxes joint control on hydrocarbons sector
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Directorates of Customs and Taxes joint control on hydrocarbons sector

The Ministry of Finances and the Department of Taxation have announced the beginning of an intense control and inspection in the hydrocarbons retail and whole sail points throughout the country. The inspection will be undertaken in the framework of the agreement reached between the Directorate of Customs and the Department of Taxation. The agreement foresees...

Albanian Customs undertake “Do fair business” campaign to raise awareness
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Albanian Customs undertake “Do fair business” campaign to raise awareness

The General Directorate of Customs and Crown Agents British Company initiated a campaign, aimed at raising awareness to businesses to do “fair trade”. The campaign “Do Fair Business” is mainly addressed to merchants and companies that trade alcoholic beverages, since Customs officials have continually identified counterfeit beverages traded with false fiscal stamps. The campaign aims...

General Director of Customs, Elisa Spiropali resigns for personal reasons
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General Director of Customs, Elisa Spiropali resigns for personal reasons

The General Director of Customs, Elisa Spiropali announced in a Facebook update that she had submitted her resignation to the Minister of Finances, on Saturday (March 7). In her statement, Spiropali explains the reasons that led her to take this decision, after being the head of  Customs for about one year and six months. “A...

Directorate of Customs fines with 6.9 ml ALL “Phenix” oil company
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Directorate of Customs fines with 6.9 ml ALL “Phenix” oil company

Phenix oil company has been fined by the Albanian Customs with 6.9 million ALL, charged for fiscal evasion after avoiding financial obligations for 78 kg oil. According to sources from the Department of Excise at the Albanian Customs, after controls at company’s headquarters Customs experts found a surplus of 78 kg undeclared crude oil ready...

“Green Canal” inaugurated and implemented at Durresi Customs
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“Green Canal” inaugurated and implemented at Durresi Customs

Prime Minister Edi Rama, General Director of Customs Elisa Spiropali and Minister of Finances Shkelqim Cani inaugurated the “green canal” in one of the Customs Agencies in Durres city, a platform also known as the “selection without Customs control”, applied for the first time in Albania. This platform will reduce costs and time for businesses...