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  • Customs Officer of the Guyana Revenue Authority demonstrates how the Excise Stamps will be affixed to Alcohol ProductsCOPY

     
    Anti-Smuggling Campaign continues with the introduction of the Excise Stamp

    Following the launch of its Excise Tax Stamp programme a few weeks ago, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, Custom Officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority placed the first set of Excise Tax Stamps on imported alcohol at Kings Liquor Outlet. 
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    Notice to Importers, Retailers of Alochol & Tobacco Products

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Customs, Excise and Trade Operations (CE&TO) has launched application of Excise Stamps on imported Alcohol (excluding beer) and Tobacco products.
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    Excise Stamp Notice: Completion of Registration & Inventory Forms

    Importers, businesses, and persons selling these products are urged to complete the registration and inventory forms on GRA’s website and submit to the Excise Stamp and Environmental Levy Section, Customs, Excise & Trade Operations, GRA.
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    Notice to all Shippers

    Shippers, Wharf Owners and Agents are hereby notified that with immediate effect, they will be required to submit advance cargo manifests in the following three (3) electronic formats
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    Restriction on Importation of Motor Vehicles

    The importation of cars, vans, buses, pickups and SUVs manufactured EIGHT (8) years and older are RESTRICTED!
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    Importation of Motor Vehicles four years and under

    Cars, vans, buses, pickups and SUVs four (4) years and under with an engine capacity of 1500 cc or less will be deemed as NEW by the Guyana Revenue Authority and will NOT attract Excise Tax.
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Exchange Rates

Effective November 1, 2017, the following shall be the rates of exchange for the purpose of the provision to Section 22(1) (a) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01:-

COUNTRYCURRENCY UNITGUYANA DOLLAR
AustraliaDollar158.33
ArgentinaPeso11.68
AustriaEuro240.56
BahamasDollar206.50
BarbadosDollar103.25
BelgiumEuro240.56
BelarusRouble102.86
BrazilReal63.12
ChinaYuan31.16
CanadaDollar160.19
ColombiaPeso0.07
DenmarkKroner32.33
European UnionEuro240.56
Eastern CaribbeanDollar76.48
FranceEuro244.12
GermanyDeutsche Mark244.12
Hong KongDollar26.44
ItalyEuro240.56
IndiaRupees3.19
JamaicaDollar1.63
JapanYen1.82
MexicoPeso10.79
NigeriaNaira0.57
North KoreaWon0.23
NorwayKroner25.24
Netherlands (Holland)Euro240.56
Netherlands (Antilles)Guilders115.36
New ZealandDollars141.46
PortugalEuro244.12
QatarRial56.72
RussiaRouble3.59
SingaporeDollars152.06
SpainEuro240.56
South AfricaRand14.60
South KoreaWon0.18
SurinameDollars27.76
SwedenKroner24.76
SwitzerlandFranc207.16
TaiwanDollars6.85
Trinidad TobagoDollar30.63
UkraineHryvan7.68
United KingdomPounds Sterling272.24
United States of AmericaDollars206.50
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Dirham56.23
VenezuelaBolivar19.50

The notification under Section 22 (2)(c) of the Customs Act, Chapter 82:01 last published by the Commissioner-General, Guyana Revenue Authority in the Official Gazette is hereby superseded.

The above rates of exchange are published solely for the purpose of Customs collection and may not correspond with the rates of exchange, which the Commercial Banks employ in the course of their business.

 Mr. Godfrey Statia

Commissioner - General

  

Exchange Rates

Effective November 1, 2017 :-
CountryGuyana Dollar
European Union240.56
Eastern Caribbean76.48
Suriname27.76
Trinidad & Tobago30.63
United Kingdom272.24
United States of America206.50

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