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15.11.2017

Trial over Frenchman Jolan Viaud begins in Belarus
Trial over Frenchman Jolan Viaud begins in Belarus On Wednesday, a trial began over a 24-year-old French citizen, Jolan Viaud, began in Belarus. Jolan is accused of "illegal actions regarding the use of firearms and ammunition and moving them across the border." MORE: Frenchman detained at Belarus' border with bullet in his backpack

28.10.2017

Frenchman Jolan Viaud detained in Belarus with bullet in pocket
Frenchman Jolan Viaud detained in Belarus with bullet in pocket For carrying a bullet received as a souvenir, he faces up to seven years in prison. Frenchman Jolan Viaud was detained on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border carrying in his pocket a bullet that he received as a souvenir. He now remains in the Gomel detention center. The trial of the detainee will take place in a few weeks. The young man faces three to seven years in prison for smuggling ammunition, reports French La Depèche.

24.09.2017

Belarus’ Customs Chairman reports on customs service results
Belarus’ Customs Chairman reports on customs service results The increase of Belarus’ transit attractiveness and creation of convenient conditions for business in 2017 allowed to increase the budget contribution by nearly 250 million dollars more than in 2016.

22.09.2017

Customs authorities must focus on automation at the border, Belarus President says
Customs authorities must focus on automation at the border, Belarus President says The Belarusian customs performs 100% of the forecasted figures for replenishing the country's budget. In 2017, the amount of payments to the state treasury is $249 million more than in the same period in 2016. The head of the customs committee, Yuri Senko, reported about this to Alexander Lukashenko on September 22. The cited figures are now just a forecast, but it is based on the current state of economy.

20.09.2017

Bruzgi logistics center now uses transit-free technology of cargo registration
Bruzgi logistics center now uses transit-free technology of cargo registration The logistics center in Bruzgi was the first in Belarus to apply the transitless technology of cargo registration. The experiment at the international border crossing point has proved successful.

13.09.2017

Customs procedure simplifications in EEU discussed in Brest
Customs procedure simplifications in EEU discussed in Brest The new Code is new business opportunities. In Brest officials discussed the customs mechanisms that will work in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) countries from the beginning of 2018. The Belarusian side also contributed to the new customs legislation.

14.08.2017

Ashmyany customs will cease to exist after bribe row
Ashmyany customs will cease to exist after bribe row Optimization of the Ashmyany customs will not affect the quality of service, said the Belarusian State Customs Committee (SCC) on August 11. As early as October 1, the Ashmyany customs office ceases to exist, the zone of its responsibility will be under the jurisdiction of the Grodno regional customs.