Customs net ten tons of drugs

More than 941 parcels containing drugs or precursor chemicals were seized in a Customs enforcement operation targeting postal and express mail channels – a total of over 9.5 tonnes of products including cocaine, heroin and anabolic steroids. The swoop, code-named Sky-net, was organised by the World Customs Organization and China Customs from 10 September to 28 October 2012 with the participation of 68 WCO Members, five WCO Regional Intelligence Liaison ... [+]

WCO welcomes postmens’ vote on security standards

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) voted to make its security standards mandatory for its 192 member countries at its congress in Qataron 7-11 November , creating a legal basis for the provision of advance electronic data to Customs and aviation security authorities. The move was welcomed by the World Customs ... [+]

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