31 March 2017

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The completed Trade Single Window is scheduled to be deployed in a week’s time, over 7-8 April.

Please read for advice on timings related to the outage, as well as continuity arrangements in place.

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Customs Minister Nicky Wagner is welcoming a commitment to help strengthen Fiji’s border security.

New Zealand Customs will provide support and training for the transformation of Fiji’s Revenue and Customs Authority through an almost $1 million development plan funded by the New Zealand Aid programme.  

An agreement to boost New Zealand-China trade was signed on Monday (27 March) by Customs Minister Nicky Wagner and China’s Ambassador, His Excellency Mr Wang Lutong.

The Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) ensures border agencies in New Zealand and China recognise one another’s trusted exporter programmes.

Industry partners have played a major role in preparing Customs and the Ministry for Primary Industries to take the completed Trade Single Window live next month.

The upgraded system, which is part of the Joint Border Management System project, features four new lodgement types and upgraded functionality across the system.

Regulars

The Customs rates of exchange for entries lodged on 22/05/2017 to 04/06/2017 (inclusive) to 05/06/2017 to 18/06/2017 (inclusive) are now available here.

The Customs controlled areas are available on the New Zealand Customs Service website.

For information and related forms and documents click here.

For the latest Customs vacancies please visit https://careers.customs.govt.nz

You may find the following links useful:

www.CBAFF.org.nz The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation provides industry sector training, including courses offered through an arrangement with an accredited IATA training provider.

International Transchem Management (ITM), an IATA accredited training provider, also provides dangerous goods training to the freight forwarding industry. Email enrol@itmtraining.co.nz or call 09 489 5275 for further information on the courses on offer.

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