This note updates Trade facilitation and the COVID-19 pandemic from April 2020 with insights into the evolution of new border protocols and trade facilitation measures impacting traders since COVID-19 and exploring what more can be done to prepare for the next stages of the pandemic as uncertainty persists. It highlights the importance of transparency and availability of timely trade-related information in mapping bottlenecks and risks, as well as the importance of trade faci
The government will reduce trade restrictions and red tape to facilitate the import and export process during the COVID-19 outbreak. Starting April 20, the customs department will reduce customs duties for businesses operating with the Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS).
Paperwork will also be streamlined, with an electronic version of Form D for preferential tariff treatment in Asean to be issued to simplify procedures between all the Asean countries. VIEW ART
Jordan Customs department to launch electronic platform for international trade Experimental electronic information platform known as the “TradeLens” system to facilitate international trade. The Jordan Customs Department (JCD) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Maersk GTD at the JCD building to launch an experimental electronic information platform known as the “TradeLens” system to facilitate international trade. It is based on “Blockchain” technology, whic
Webb Fontaine, a leading provider of solutions for trade facilitation powered by Artificial Intelligence, has been awarded a contract with the Jordan Customs Department to digitally enhance their clearance system. The landmark agreement will see Webb Fontaine implement a variety of new technologies including its WEBB Executive Vision (WEV) solution and Trade Portal to optimize the current customs system processing and functionalities, to reduce clearance time, costs and incre
‘Digitalisation, Standardisation & Interoperability of Global Trade’ GTDW China Trade Development Week 2020 is pleased to continue our long collaboration with The International Port Community Systems Association & Associated Networks to join the 19th International Edition of Global Trade Development Week returning to Shanghai Pudong, 16-18 June, 2020. The event is Co-hosted in partnership with APMEN Operational Centre in English & Mandarin. The programme welcomes 800 internat