Over 40 business people from the Northern regions of the country took part today, 24 October, in the first information session of the awareness raising campaign on provisions of the new Customs Code, implemented jointly by the Customs Service and the EU High Level Advisers’ Mission.

During the event, specialists of the Customs Service and the EU High Level Advisers on Customs and Tax Policy, Rosario de Blasio, familiarized participants with information on customs control, customs regimes, customs value, origin of goods, customs revenues.

The changes that will be introduced once the new Customs Code enters into force, is a subject of interest for economic operators, residents of free economic zones, customs brokers and specialists in the field of customs, and the information sessions are organised to contribute to a better understanding of the implementation of the new provisions, but also for an exchange of information and opinions for improved services offered to the business environment.

During the session, the representatives of the Customs Service mentioned that with the harmonization of customs procedures with those of the EU, the business environment will have a range of benefits through the use of modern customs control tools and technologies, the interaction with customs officials being reduced, and a paperless and fully automated activity system being implemented.

The information sessions will continue in Balti (October 31), Cahul (November 2), Comrat (November 7), Ungheni (November 9), Căușeni (November 14) and Chișinău (November 16).