Armenian customs offices to work 24 hours a day
YEREVAN, June 16. /ARKA/. Armenia’s State Revenue Committee said today it has facilitated the procedure for exporting seasonal agricultural products by introducing the one stop shop at customs check points. The State Revenue Committee said it acted on a corresponding instruction given by prime minister Karen Karapetyan at a regular Cabinet meeting on June 15. The State Revenue Committee said also all check points will be working from now on 24 hours a day.
The State Revenue Committee said that if necessary, overseeing procedures regarding cargo operations will be done either in the territories of entrepreneurs or in the territories controlled by customs authorities, while procedures related to the customs declaration, if necessary, will be carried out by the regional customs authorities.
Earlier deputy minister of agriculture Robert Makaryan said that the country had exported 32,500 tons of fresh fruits and vegetables this year, of which 31,500 tons to Russia, and the rest to Georgia and the UAE. According to the National Statistical Service, Armenia’s total exports in January-April 2017 increased by 16.1% year-on-year to $608.3 million. -0-