a) The following items may be brought
into country duty free;
- Personal effects,
- Clothing and personal accessories,
- Books, magazines and one portable
- Personal sporting equipment,
- One musical instrument,
- One camera and up to ten rolls of
- One transistor radio and amateur
- Necessary medical items,
- 1 black and white TV set or 1
compact black and white TV-Radio cassette player,
- 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 200 gr.
tobacco, 200 cigarette papers,
- In addition to the above,
following items can be brought into the country duty free if
they are bought from duty-free shops: 400 cigarettes, 100
cigars, 500 gr. tobacco, 1,5 kg coffee, 1,5 kg instant coffee,
500 gr. tea, 1 kg chocolate, five 120 ml bottles of perfume,
five 100 cc or seven 75 or 70 cc bottles of spirits.
b) Valuable items must be registered
in the owner's passport for control upon exit.
c) Sharp instruments (Including
camping knives) and weapons cannot be brought into the country
without special permission.
d) The importation, buying, selling
and consumption of marijuana and all other narcotics are strictly
forbidden and subject to heavy penalties.
e) Antiquities brought into the
country must be registered in the owner's passport to avoid
difficulties on leaving the country.
f) Gifts not exceeding 500 DM in
value and not for trading purposes can be brought into the country
duty free. In addition, up to one month before and after special
holidays (Ramadan, Festival of Sacrifices, New Year) gifts up to the
value of 500 DM can be sent by post duty-free
( It is expected that new
arrangements on this subject will be put into effect in the near