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Uzbek government reduces time needed for goods customs clearance

10 January 2013

http://uzdaily.com of 1/10/2013 - The Government of Uzbekistan reduced period of customs clearance of goods and vehicles from ten days to three.

New norm was introduced by the law "On introduction of changes and amendments to some legislative acts of Uzbekistan". President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed the law on 29 December 2012.

The law was passed by Legislative Chamber on 9 November 2012 and approved by Senate on 5 December 2012. It came into force on 4 January 2013.

According to the law, customs bodies should carry out customs clearance of goods and automobiles within three days after submission of customs declaration and all other necessary documents and information.

Earlier, customs bodies could carry out this procedure in ten days. It is worth to mention that the period includes time, necessary for control of goods and automobiles by other state bodies.