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Europol seized 1346 tons of illegal pesticides.

Europol coordinated the fifth edition of operation Silver Axe which saw twice the amount of illegal products seized compared to last year’s operation. 

Anti-Counterfeiting Regulations
FTA, UAE postponed tobacco product marking

The Federal Tax Authority, FTA, has issued a decision to postpone the implementation of the ban on supplying, transferring, storing, and possession of water pipe tobacco - known in Arabic as ‘mu’assel’ - and electrically heated cigarettes in the UAE that do not carry digital tax stamps until 1st January 2021.

Regulatory News
WTO Reaffirms Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging Measure

On June 9, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Appellate Body reported on the dispute brought by Honduras and the Dominican Republic against Australia: ''Australia — Tobacco Plain Packaging''.

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Request for Proposal (RFP's)
India: One more State Planning for Liquor Traceability

The Government of Uttarakhand (Hill State in India) under Uttarakhand Public Financial Management Strengthening Project (UkPFMS) is planning to modernize the Excise Management Systems in the department covering all the core activities and functions building track and trace system, prepare request for proposal and provide technical support in selecting a system integrator. 

Global Tenders
  • India, Haryana: Implementation of high-security holograms with QR based track and trace system, Deadline: 05 Aug 2020
  • France: Numéro National D~identification, invite tender for "traceability and flow control" project, Deadline: 17 July 2020
  • Russia: Implementation of a warehouse management system and end-to-end traceability the system at the production site of Rospolikhim Group of Companies, Deadline: 17 Jul 2020
  • Archive Tenders 
  • India: NAFED Track & Trace Tender
  • USA: Florida, Tennessee & Mobile County Cigarette Tax Stamps 
  • Macedonia: Procurement Of Excise Stamps For Tobacco Products, Intermediate Products And Ethyl Alcohol
  • Georgia: Tobacco tax stamp
  • Armedia:  Tobacco & Alcohol Excise Stamps 
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