This year, the Customs laboratory experts have already conducted more than 600 examinations and studies on about 12 thousand objects. The third examination was conducted in relation to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
The economic effect of the expert work, including additional customs payments in cases of violations, amounted to about 60 thousand rubles.
In addition to conducting examinations for customs authorities, a laboratory, accredited in the National accreditation system of the Republic of Belarus, can conduct tests of goods for business entities. Every year, experts conduct more than 100 studies of goods, based on requests from participants in foreign economic activity.
It should be noted that each expert has about 150 studies per year on average.