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Source: ICC The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) provided an update on the electronic ATA Carnet (eATA) pilot project as part of the World Customs Organization’s annual ATA/Istanbul Administrative council meeting. The virtual meeting – which gathered customs experts from around the world –…

Source: WCO The WCO is pleased to announce the release of the HS 2022 Correlation Tables. The Harmonized System Committee (HSC) completed its examination of the correlations prepared by the Secretariat at its 66th Session in October 2020. Upon the adoption of the HSC/66 Report on 13 November 2020…

Source: AviationPros Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released guidance to ensure that the air cargo industry is ready to support the large-scale handling, transport and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. IATA’s Guidance for Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Logistics and…

Source: WCO On 11 November 2020 the WCO Secretary General Dr. Kunio Mikuriya welcomed over 1300 registered participants to the first WCO online technology conference. Under the theme Technology for Customs in the time of the pandemic - what have we learnt?, the TECH-CON brought together 50 prominent…

Source: Homeland Security Today U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Singapore Customs signed a historic letter of intent today that will enable closer cooperation in the areas of trade facilitation, revenue protection and risk management. Executive Assistant Commissioner for the Office of…

Source: COINTELEGRAPH Analysts have been categorizing blockchain projects worldwide into a “periodic table” that allows for a granular analysis of the technology’s inroads into global trade. The World Trade Organization and Trade Finance Global have published their latest taxonomy of blockchain…

Source: Air Cargo News In the last several years alone, the freight forwarder and customs broker marketplace has experienced significant change. Driven by everything from the incredible e-commerce boom to new customer expectations, historic operational models in the sector no longer fit the bill in…

Source: The Phnom Penh Post The Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia (GDCE) has postponed the payment of customs broker licence fees for 2019-2020 as the Kingdom’s logistics sector reels from the sweeping effects of the ongoing Covid-19 epidemic. A…

Source: WCO WCO has issued the latest edition of the WCO News magazine, the theme for this issue is customs valuation: October 2020 - Customs Valuation: history, challenges and opportunities