Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Shanghai cargo clearance improves as customs deletes 11 items for approval

Cargo clearance efficiency in Shanghai, China, has been raised by about 30%, as the major port city continues to streamline clearance procedures to smoothen...

India’s customs board to allow self-seal for export cargoes

The customs department of India will allow self-sealing for export containers from October 1 in a move to promote a “trust based compliance environment”...

Trade facilitation and revenue generation: PH Customs’ tight balancing act

Much has transpired a year since Philippine Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon assumed the leadership of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) in July 2016. He came...

Trade facilitation key to addressing needs of developing countries

Trade facilitation can be a key contributor to sustainable development as speedier border crossings for goods and services help address poverty alleviation and even...

ADB to help Nepal improve customs reform, modernize trade facilitation

The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $21 million policy-based loan to support the Government of Nepal’s efforts to simplify,...

The Evolving Role of Customs

Traditional Role of Customs Historically, customs administrations all over the world have served as state “gatekeepers”, taking jurisdiction on anything and everything that move across...

WTO Committee on Trade Facilitation meets for first time

World Trade Organization (WTO) members gathered on 16 May for the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Trade Facilitation, the body responsible for overseeing implementation...

Vietnam customs finalizing NSW rules for aviation

The General Department of Customs of Vietnam said it is now preparing the final draft guidelines governing the electronic processing of data on the...

WCO conducts research on cross-border e-commerce in China

The emergence of e-commerce is rapidly changing the domestic and international business landscape.  The growth in cross-border e-commerce is also impacting the application of...

WCO launches site for ecommerce-related info

The World Customs Organization (WCO) has launched an E-Commerce web-corner on its website, aimed to act as a single reference point for e-commerce related information...