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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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Customs and Border Protection renewed their contract, utilizing Homeland One's First Responder Training and Communications Network.
It further serves to parallel the private and public view that STTAS is the premier customs compliance service organization and has the best collection of customs compliance talent the industry has to offer," stated Al D'Amico, Executive Vice President, STTAS-Detroit.
E[acute accent]Established in 1987 as a Distributor of Global eXchange Services, InterCommerce has been providing EDI services to more than 500 importers and Customs brokers since the launch of the remote electronic import entry lodgment facility at the Bureau of Customs in 1998.
Through an Internet interface, the RMI solution gives shippers, consignees and carriers accurate information and visibility of the status of shipments throughout the customs clearance process.
Following a successful Malaysia implementation, the RosettaNet Philippines pilot involves movement of goods between Intel and Amkor Anam, with Exel Logistics providing freight forwarder and customs brokerage services.
ST&R), provides a wide array of services to companies and governments, particularly related to customs modernization and border security.
Ghana organized this conference and invited Customs World to learn about the best practices followed in customs and ports as part of a reform national program.
The Department of Finance -- Abu Dhabi (DoF), represented by the General Administration of Customs, Abu Dhabi, announced today (Saturday) that a total of 6,596 illegal substances were identified, including the smuggling of drugs, diesel, prescription drugs, tobacco and other contraband items.
Customs Posts at Dubai International Airport (Terminal 1, 2 & 3) will be operating round the clock, as a large number of visitors are expected to arrive in the country to spend the holidays.
One Lower-profile aspect of these cases is that they arise not only in the traditional area of government procurement, but also in the arenas of customs duties, tax assessments, and tax controversies.
SANTA FE SPRINGS - A few months after its unveiling, Vans is on the verge of expanding its successful Vans Customs shoe line.

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