Customs Enforcement Results 2012
Contraband Cigarette Situation Kept In Check

Increased revenue from duty-paid cigarettes, fewer contraband cigarettes seized and the disruption of four syndicates in 2012 indicate that Singapore Customs continues to keep the contraband cigarette situation under control, a result of strong enforcement efforts and close inter-agency cooperation.

To keep traders up-to-date with developments in export controls, Singapore Customs organised the Joint Outreach Seminar on Strategic Trade Controls in December 2012. The event saw about 50% increase in industry participants from 2011.
Singapore Customs conducted an enforcement operation in Keppel Distripark on 22 November 2012.
Singapore handles a large number of inbound and outbound travellers – visitor arrivals alone are above 10 million every year. A seamless travelling experience includes ensuring that travellers are aware of customs requirements at the checkpoints.