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Customs

A general term for an agency in a country responsible for controlling the flow of goods into the country. Customs agencies attempt to prevent dangerous, hazardous or illegal materials from entering the country, and also collect tariffs and other taxes. They may also enforce import quotas.
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AaAa oIf this trend were to continue, the projected value of custom duties revenues after five years will be $2.
Custom duties are being reduced on some smuggling prone items like photographic prone items like photographic films in rolls, photographic papers in rolls, photographic plates & films, close-circuit T.
It is proposed to raise the custom duties for the import of finished products to Azerbaijan to 15 percent," Aydin Aliyev noted.