The June 2011 edition of the WCO News is a bumper 56 pages. You will find several interesting articles relating to the latest developments and initiatives on trade facilitation. A particular article features East Africa’s efforts at facilitation at its land borders. Read also about –
Korea’s Client-oriented Logistics Information System which automatically measures the time taken for processing imported cargo at each stage of clearance from arrival at port to release (arrival at port > bonded warehouse > import declaration > permission > release), to diagnose and eliminate bottlenecks in logistics.
TradeFIRST, Singapore Customs’ latest initiative to improve trade facilitation through better partnerships with business. TradeFIRST is a single trade facilitation window that integrates the concepts of facilitation, compliance and risk management, and promises to make trade easier, fairer and more secure.
Latin America leads the way with AEO implementation, and
The concept of multi-layered security.
- A new Customs Journal (mpoverello.wordpress.com)