The Show Must Go On: Customs Facilitation for International Events

2010 saw the thrills and glamour of the Formula 1 (F1) Singapore Grand Prix, the inspirational feats of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and the creative exploits of RoboCup 2010. Learn about how Singapore Customs facilities the import and re-export of goods and equipment necessary for the staging of such major international events.

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Spreading the Message:
Don't Get Burnt!


The Building That
Never Slept


Singapore Tightens Controls on Strategic Trade with North Korea and Iran

Focusing on the consequences of dealing with illegal cigarettes, Singapore Customs’ latest anti-contraband public outreach campaign “Don’t Get Burnt” employs a wide range of traditional and new media platforms as well as creative outreach strategies to reach greater levels of public awareness.

Singapore Customs’ former headquarters from 1932 to 1989, Custom House was recently marked the 88th historic site in Singapore by the National Heritage Board (NHB).
At a private ceremony held on 8 October 2010, former officers and invited guests paid tribute to the building’s rich history.

Reaffirming its commitment to the international community, Singapore has brought its regulatory controls on the movement of strategic goods and related technologies in line with the United Nations Security Council’s recent sanctions imposed on North Korea and Iran. The new prohibitions came into effect on 1 November 2010.


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