• Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:41
     Customs: clearance times speeding up
    The Customs Department has claimed its study of customs clearance in late last year suggested that customs clearance at Suvarnabhumi Airport and Laem Chanbang Port was faster than in 2017.
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 17:00
    More than 1,900 smuggling cases blocked, says Customs Department
    The Customs Department has successfully blocked 1,902 smuggling cases involving improperly-declared or illegal items worth Bt598.62 million from October 2018 to February 2019.
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:44
    Tax boss targets online shopping 
    The Customs Department has stepped up its tax collection for online shopping and provided more convenient services for taxpayers, Kulit Sombatsiri, director general of the Customs Department, said on Thursday.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:09
    Armed robbers strike Customs office, haul away drugs worth RM30mil
    Police have confirmed that robbers armed with sticks raided the Customs Department’s narcotics unit here and carted away RM30mil worth of illicit drugs that had been confiscated and stored there.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Jun 2018 19:32
    Over 400 containers of e-waste, plastic  scrap at Bangkok Port to be pushed back
    The Customs Department has seized and will push back more than 400 containers containing electronic waste and plastic scrap at Bangkok Port, department spokesman Chaiyuth Kamkun said on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 06:41
    Customs foils attempt to smuggle meth worth RM3.85mil from Thailand
    The Customs Department foiled an attempt to smuggle RM3.85mil worth of drugs from Thailand into the country on Monday.
  • Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:38
    Customs revokes ‘confusing’ travel rule on expensive personal items
    The Customs Department on Tuesday annulled a regulation issued in February requiring travellers leaving and entering the country via airports to declare personal belongings such as cameras, brand-name handbags, mobile phones and computer notebooks.
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:46
    Huge haul of contraband found at Chon Buri port
    The Customs Department has announced its success in intercepting contraband, pornographic material and e-cigarettes, as well as processed Burmese rosewood, Siamese rosewood and other hardwood logs that were prohibited for export.
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  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 18:24
    CUSTOMS Item declaration not a new procedure 
    In response to a issue on social media on customs procedures, Chaiyut Kumkun, deputy director-general and spokesman of the Customs Department, explained that the procedures including passengers’ declaration and check-through of items such as notebooks, cameras, among others, have been implemented for long time. 
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:48
    Customs Dept,  Johnson discuss collaboration in suppressing illegal wildlife trade
    The head of the Customs Department on Monday welcomed Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom’s secretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs, for a discussion on Thai-UK collaboration in battling the trade in endangered species.
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00
    Dept open to ideas on new Customs law
    INVESTORS remain unconvinced that the new Customs law will facilitate faster clearance of goods even as the Customs Department chief promised to be open to feedback from the business community.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:37
    Customs worries Asean-China free trade will trigger influx of Chinese goods 
    The Customs Department will hold talk with its Chinese counterpart over the impact of a new free trade agreement between Asean and China that will come into effect in January next year, of the department director general, Kulit Sombatsiri, said on Monday.
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:45
    Malaysia:GST likely for Netflix and iflix soon
    SHAH ALAM- Online entertainment streaming services such as Netflix and iflix are expected to be taxed under the proposed amendments to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Act which will include the digital economy, says the Customs Department.
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 01:00
    Measures approved in drive to spur EV production 
    THE GOVERNMENT is steering towards a set of measures to promote electric vehicle (EV) production in Thailand, while the Customs Department, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Industry are in discussions to amend commitments under the Asean-China free trade agreement (ACFTA) to pave way for imports of EV parts to Thailand.
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:22
    New system improves container port efficiency
    The Customs Department has joined forces with Kerry Siam Seaport to launch technology that can reduce the delivery time of a container at the port from 2 minutes down to 10 seconds, in order to support more than 100,000 export containers per month.
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