Customs PNG

Customs warns importers

Customs Chief Commissioner, Ray Paul, says: “You may be running away from Customs now but we will catch up with you.”

The Customs ASYCUDA System plays a big role in electronic reporting and processing system for all import, export and excise entries lodged with Customs for declaration.

“The system is very important and it’s from that system that Customs is able to pick up, profile and target all those that are not declared.”

New Customs PNG facility launched at Motukea

Present to officiate the launch was Treasury Minister Patrick Pruaitch and Finance Minister James Marape.

Chief Commissioner for Customs PNG, Ray Paul says the total cost of the examination facility according to the contract cost Customs PNG about K30 million.

Customs PNG has gone into an arrangement with a company where Customs will be leasing the facility on an annual basis to them for the next 10 to 15 years.

“Customs PNG intends to own this after some 10 to 20 years down the line through another understanding with them,” Paul said.