Growing threat of smuggling, trafficking of illicit items

Containers at Suva's King's Wharf. This week the FRCS will look into the number of duty concessions available and the requirements that has to be fulfilled in order to qualify for these concessions. Picture: ELIKI NUKUTABU

INCREASES in the volume of arriving vessels, aircraft, passengers and cargo has increased the potential threat for smuggling and trafficking of illicit items across borders, says Fiji Revenue and Customs Service CEO Visvanath Das. Mr Das said they were concerned with the number of fishing vessels that continued to smuggle highly taxed goods such as […]

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