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  •  Excise Stamps being placed on bottles of Smirnoff Vodka
    Excise Stamp Programme moves to Essequibo

    Customs officers of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) supervised the affixing of Excise Stamps on approximately three thousand (3,000) bottles of imported liquor during an exercise at Anna Regina on the Essequibo Coast on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
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    Sale of Motor Vehicles by Sealed Bids

    The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) is inviting sealed bids for the purchase of thirty one (31) motor vehicles on an ‘As Is, Where Is’ basis. Inspection by interested bidders will be facilitated daily commencing Monday, December 4, 2017, and concluding on Friday, December 8, 2017, during the hours of 9:00 to 15:00 at GRA’s Warehouse Facility, Industrial Site, Eccles.
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    Notice- Excise Stamp (Cut-off Date)

    Customs Officers are currently visiting premises to verify existing inventories to initiate the stamping process.
    It is the responsibility of the importer, retailer or reseller to provide the staff to affix the stamps under the supervision of Customs Officers.
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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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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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