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The customs authorities promptly prevent the facts of offenses related to the export of cash foreign currency through the customs borders of our state.

In particular, during an operational event conducted by Customs officers in the Jizzakh region, together with representatives of other law enforcement agencies, the illegal export of a large amount of cash in foreign currency was prevented.

An offense was revealed at the Kushkent border customs post during customs control of an Opel Astra car in the established manner.

As a result of inspections 100 thousand 500 US dollars hidden from the customs control were discovered in the car, hidden by the driver of the car I.E. for the purpose of illegal export.

Currently, foreign currency in cash has been withdrawn as material evidence and investigative measures are ongoing on this fact of the offense.

For reference: in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On Amendments and Additions to the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan“ On Currency Regulation ”dated October 22, 2019 No. LRU-573:

Export by individuals of cash currency of the Republic of Uzbekistan and foreign currency outside the Republic of Uzbekistan is carried out in an amount not exceeding the equivalent of one hundred million soums. Export of cash currency in an amount exceeding the established equivalent is carried out in accordance with the procedure determined by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Import into the Republic of Uzbekistan and export from the Republic of Uzbekistan of cash currency of the Republic of Uzbekistan and foreign currency by legal entities, with the exception of banks of the Republic of Uzbekistan, is prohibited.

 

Press Service of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan

18.11.2019

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