In this issue :areas of work identified by Members as a priority, work accomplished from July 2017 to June 2018, “Blockchain” and its application within the Customs and trade environments, assessment of trade facilitation policies, simplification of export processes, and much more.
In this issue: The Harmonized System, Illicit Financial Flows, Storage and destruction of counterfeit goods, Time Release Study, Gender equality, new analytical tools, protection of cultural heritage, effective response to epidemics and much more
In this issue : a special dossier on the theme chosen by the WCO for 2018 with articles presenting initiatives and related projects that contribute to creating such a secure business environment. The articles touch on authorized economic operators, national committees on trade facilitation, coordinated border management, performance measurement, e-commerce, data analysis, and partnerships with the private sector. Other highlights include articles on Customs systems interconnectivity in SACU on the experience of a young Nigerian Customs officer who participated in the Strategic Management and Intellectual Property Rights Programme at Tokyo’s Aoyama Gakuin University, on how the WCO West and Central Africa region is using data to monitor Customs modernization.