Customs dodgers concern SACU

By Hilary Mare

EXECUTIVE secretary for the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Paulina Elago has said that the region has noted that some traders still attempt to circumvent the customs and trade requirements through importation of substandard products, including fake medication.

In a statement to mark the international customs day at Namibia customs and excise, Elago further highlighted that while it was concerning especially when the world is faced with a pandemic, it calls for the need to strengthen risk-based approaches and efforts to mitigate such opportunistic behaviour.

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