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New Barrel Rate Reprieve

November 3, 2012

The Jamaica Customs Department has delayed the implementation of increased rates for clearance of personal effects barrels. It says owing to the current hurricane restoration project, the new rates will now be implemented in January 2013. Persons clearing barrels will continue to pay the existing rate of J$5000 per barrel until 31 December 2012. The new rate of J$6000 will take effect on Wednesday 2 January 2013