April 2014

New Provisions of Customs (Amendment) Act 2014 Now in Force; Updates to ASYCUDA World on Stream

Operators of Private Bonded Warehouses are hereby advised that in keeping with the new provisions under Section 6 of the Customs (Amendment) Act 2014, effective immediately, duties will be levied at the rate of duty prevailing at the time the goods are being removed from the warehouse and not at the time the goods are entered for warehousing, as was previously the case.

Jamaica Customs Exceeds Target for the Month of April 2015

Kingston, Jamaica: 

Jamaica Customs has commenced the new Financial Year 2015/16 by exceeding the Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOFP) revenue target of $11.225B, by collecting J$12.937B, in gross revenue. The target was surpassed by J$1.7B or 15%. This is an increase of $2.097B or 19% when compared with the same period last year. Net revenue collections were $11.452B which is $227M or 2% above MOFP target. This is an increase of $1.206B or 12% when compared with the same period last.

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