banner1 banner1 banner1

18.09.2013

Customs officers are ready to toll shopping fee 79

12:02, — Society
27251 views

Customs officers are ready to toll shopping fee

The State Customs Committee has claimed it is ready to toll the exit fee in Belarus.

If a respective decision is taken by Belarus decision-making authority, customs authorities will follow within the competency defined by the decision, - the State Customs Committees deputy chairman Siarhej Barysiuk said at a press-conference in Minsk on Wednesday, Interfax reports.

He explained that the tariffs are set by respective bodies, and the customs office tolls them. A customs officer detects cargo under the control of this or that service and then sends the cargos owner to the respective services, - the SCCs deputy chairman stated.

According to Barysiuk, altogether this year 20 million 774 individuals crossed the state border this year, out of which 12 million 536 thousand people were of Belarusian citizenship. He noted that there was no separate statistics on how many citizens went to the European Union countries.

We would remind that on 6 September Aliaksandr Lukashenka suggested introducing a fee for Belarusians going shopping abroad. During his visit to Motovelo public corporation he claimed: We are criticized for being a poor country, while our people take up to $3 billion a year abroad to the European Union and bring back the goods, that we too produce. I have long ordered to develop measures against that, up to setting a fee for going abroad. This will be like the following: we provide you with services at the border you pay $100 a head and go abroad, - Lukashenka said.


Write your comment (79)


Export




Belarusian Weather Forecast

   24.11   25.11 
Brest +2
-1
+2
-1
Vicebsk  0
-3
 0
-3
Homel +4
-4
+4
-4
Hrodna   +1
-2
  +1
-2
Minsk  +1
-2
 +1
-2
Mahiliou +2
-4
+2
-4

Exchange Rates of the National Bank

23.11.1424.11.14
EUR13520,0013520,00
USD10780,0010780,00
RUB235,00235,00

Opinion


Shifts in market to shift power

Shifts in market to shift power

Ales Charniakovich

Youve taken the right way, comrades!

Youve taken the right way, comrades!

Valiantsin Stefanovich

Is it not the late 30s?

Is it not the late 30s?

Tatstsyana Novikava

In everyones memory

In everyones memory

Irina Khalip

Lukashenka is another Girkin

Lukashenka is another Girkin

Natallya Radzina



Yesterday's statistics:

unique visitors 268409
pageviews 1427699

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30

Old site version

Subscribe in English

Enter your email address: