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customs

1. duty on imports or exports
2. the government department responsible for the collection of these duties
3. the part of a port, airport, frontier station, etc., where baggage and freight are examined for dutiable goods and contraband
4. the procedure for examining baggage and freight, paying duty, etc.
5. (as modifier): customs officer

customs

A government organization responsible for levying taxes against imported and exported items that exceed duty-free allowances. Customs staff is required to be available at every international airport.
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DMI is excited about leveraging our technologies--which have successfully targeted billions of dollars in trade fraud and money laundering worldwide--through STTAS' broad international reach and knowledge of customs services," said Marc Epstein, DMI's CEO.
For this Customs World raised the tempo of its communication and visits to other countries to enhance ties of cooperation and partnership.
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