A meeting between Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan Akmalkhodja Mavlonov and Daniyar Janalinov, chairman of the State Revenue Committee of the Finance Ministry of Kazakhstan, took place in Shymkent.
The implementation of the bilateral documents signed in the field of customs during the state visit of Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Kazakhstan in December 2021 was on the main focus during the visit.
A working meeting on December 25, 2021 was held and a protocol on cooperation was signed by the heads of the customs services of both countries in order to imply these documents.
They discussed in detail mutual coordination of construction works at border-customs posts “Navoi” (Uzbekistan) – “Qoplonbek” (Kazakhstan) and “Dout ota” (Uzbekistan) – “Tajen” (Kazakhstan) located on the border of the Uzbek-Kazakh state and the execution of tasks arising in the process at this meeting.
The start of the system of advance information exchange about the goods and means of transport moving through the customs borders from December 15 of this year was also agreed.
The sides also discussed the issues of mutual comparison and coordination of customs statistics on foreign trade between the two countries, joint customs control of energy resources transported across customs borders at the meeting.
They put forward a proposal to establish a permanent “customs service representative” within the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan to quickly consider and resolve customs issues.
The mutual cooperation plan for 2023-2024 was signed by the parties following the meeting.
The agreement sets the next meeting for the second quarter of 2023.