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By Wulf L. D., Sokol J. B.

On condition that constructing nations' financial development isn't continuously matched through customs guidelines fostering integration into the area financial system, the area Bank's alternate division bargains information at the drafting and implementation of customs modernization tasks. Drawing on classes realized from prior event, the guide discusses elements worthwhile for winning customs management reform. the amount is meant to enrich Customs Modernization projects (World financial institution, 2004) and the new foreign financial Fund ebook, altering Customs. packing containers spotlight case examples and key matters. Annotation ©2004 publication information, Inc., Portland, OR

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The committee has an oversight responsibility over the implementation phase of the reforms. A first outcome was the donation by the semiconductor and electronics industry of the hardware, telecommunications link to the BOC systems, and front-end computers for its Automatic Export Documentation Systems. In Ghana, the creation of the Ghana TradeNet (GCNet) benefited from close private sector participation. In Turkey, the private sector built a number of border posts and operated them under the Build, Operate, and Transfer model.

Frequently, there is no commensurate increase in customs staffing and resources to keep pace with the increased workload and more complex environment. Often, customs is not provided with the technological resources to facilitate and secure international supply chains, to keep pace with the billions of dollars spent by industry. Faced with these challenges, many customs administrations struggle to meet all of these demands and priorities. Often, they focus on revenue collection and ad hoc priorities that are championed by the most vocal and influential interest groups.

Traders that were accommodated under the older rules, as well as customs officials that obtained additional income in “facilitating” trade transactions or in manipulating import and export declarations to the advantage of the trader, are likely to object to reform programs that will make these practices riskier or impossible. Those that 6. The late King Hassan II (1961–99) of Morocco championed trade and customs reform in response to presentations made by the professional associations that had most to gain from these reforms.

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