The trade / importation of cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic and non-electronic cigarette devices including vape and nicotine-free liquids / gels used in electronic cigarettes (RTV) in all Duty Free Islands (PBC) and Free Zone (Retail Business) will be subject to duty / tax from 1st January 2021 (Friday).

This is to informed that the Engineering Department, PKA will carry out electrical maintenance exercise at PKA Headquarters on 27 December 2020 (Sunday) from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. JZB (FT) and JDB (DG) counter services at PKA Headquarters will be closed during that period

There will be system maintenance activity taking placeby AFR Japan System vendor which will result to Advance Manifest System (AFR) will be temporarily unavailable on 21 December 2020 (Monday) at 12.30pm till 1.30pm

We refer to the previous announcement on above subject made on 27 November 2020 & 30 November 2020. Please be informed that the deployment exercise for above changes in ePCO system will take place on 16 December 2020 (Wednesday) at around 18:00. The changes will be effective upon the deployment of the solution.

Please be noted that RMCD will shutdown the uCustoms system for unspecified period of time

There will be system maintenance activity taking place in Singapore’s ASW environment which will result to Singapore’s ASW Gateway being temporarily down on 9th December 2020 (Wednesday) at 9.30am till 15.30pm


We are pleased to announce Dagang Net’s new promotional packages effective 1 January 2021 to assist you in reducing costs associated with trade processes while helping you stay competitive and sustainable amidst challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cyberjaya, 2 December 2020 – Dagang NeXchange Berhad (“DNeX”) has launched new promotional packages to assist businesses namely small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) adopt digitalisation in their trade processes.

We are pleased to announce that effective from 1 Dec 2020, the special characters (Non-ASCII) as listed below are no longer be allowed as part of the file name for the attachment document in CA, CAA & COO.