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Hamad Port customs thwarts smuggling of prohibited material

Hamad Port customs thwarts smuggling of prohibited material

The General Authority of Customs thwarted the attempt to smuggle 'chewing tobacco' during inspecting a container loaded with 600 packets of paper cups, at Hamad Port.

Three months jail, fine for bringing in illegal cash

Three months jail, fine for bringing in illegal cash

The Primary Court of Misdemeanour has sentenced a traveller to three months in jail and imposed a fine of QR1,000 for attempting to bring into the country a sum of QR615,000 in cash without declaring it to the Customs authorities at the airport.

Customs seize over one tonne of chewing tobacco

Customs seize over one tonne of chewing tobacco

The same shipment included a number of water heaters which carried 348kg of tobacco.

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

UK sets July 16/17 for Brexit customs, trade laws parliament debate

British lawmakers will debate the government's proposed legislation on post-Brexit customs arrangements and trade on July 16 and 17, creating another potential flashpoint ...

Customs officials seize illicit drug, chewing tobacco

Customs officials seize illicit drug, chewing tobacco

Inspectors from the General Authority of Customs (GAC) have foiled attempts to smuggle into the country 46kg of the illicit drug marijuana and 4 tonnes of illegal chewing tobacco.

Customs foil hashish smuggling bid at Ruwais Port

Customs foil hashish smuggling bid at Ruwais Port

The General Authority of Customs (GAC), in co-operation with the security entity concerned has foiled an attempt to smuggle a substantial quantity of the illicit drug hashish at Al Ruwais Port.

Customs seizes 2.8 tonnes of chewing tobacco hidden in water heaters

Customs seizes 2.8 tonnes of chewing tobacco hidden in water heaters

Inspectors from the General Authority of Customs (GAC) have seized 2.8 tonnes of illegal chewing tobacco at the Sea Customs Department of Hamad Port.

ATA Carnet System to enhance Qatar's appeal to investors

ATA Carnet System to enhance Qatar's appeal to investors

ICC Asia executive director Lee Ju Song spoke on the advantages of implementing the ATA Carnet System, which, she said, will help make Qatar attractive to foreign investments and various sports events and exhibitions.

Ivory cargo weighing 310kg confiscated at Hamad airport

Ivory cargo weighing 310kg confiscated at Hamad airport

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), in collaboration with the General Authority of Customs (GAC), has confiscated a cargo of ivory weighing around 310kg at Hamad International Airport.

Alert Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

Alert Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has seized 23kg of the illicit drug marijuana in addition to 4,704 illicit narcotic pills through different operations at the various entry points of Qatar.

Man caught with 1,000 diamonds in his shoes

Man caught with 1,000 diamonds in his shoes

A man who was trying to smuggle more than 1,000 diamonds into mainland China by hiding them in his shoes was caught by customs officials, state media reported on Wednesday.

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle drugs

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has foiled various attempts to smuggle substantial quantities of illicit drugs into Qatar.