In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Ministry of Finance will team up with the Coast Guard Administration to launch intensive checks at customs houses in a bid to prevent the entry and exit of counterfeit products.
- As a result, he says many more drivers now pass legally through customs houses and pay their required duties on items like textiles and livestock.
- Nineteenth-century customs houses, which were buildings of some distinction, survive in the capital-city ports, where they were once the centre of mercantile activity and the chief collectors of government revenue.
- ‘Corruption rates in Bulgarian customs houses were higher in 2002 compared to 1999,’ the report said.
- The customs house and post office closed their doors.
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