Smuggling will be measured with a new system

At the end of 2014 the World Customs Organization (WCO), chose the SENAE to start the pilot of a new system that will clarify the figures of smuggling from a comparative data crossing from customs offices of the countries with which the SENAE of Ecuador maintains bilateral trade....

Customs Office denies responsibility in the death of detained person in smuggling operation

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym) denied on Tuesday September 23 that the activities performed during an operation against smuggling at the northern border of Ecuador caused the death of Milton Ch., 36. The incident occurred when the staff of...

The Customs Office warns about the sale of “personal effects”

The goods or “personal effects” carried by travelers in their luggage may not be sold commercially, according to the National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym). The Senae and the Internal Revenue Service (SRI) warn that the goods purchased...

Customs Office confiscates $ 7.5 million dollars in four months

The Customs Office recorded almost  $ 7.5 million in goods that tried to enter Ecuador or that were commercialized without fulfilling legal requirements or without documents supporting its lawful origin. This figure is from January to April 2014.  Unlike last year, the control...