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Digitised dashboards transform customs clearance process

Digitised dashboards transform customs clearance process

By Kundan Jha Jan 11 2020 / Sunday Guardian Live New Delhi: Ease of doing business dashboards of the Central government are helping individuals and firms avail faster customs clearance services. The digitised processes also provide the facility of real-time tracking of the shipment under the clearance process. Information Technology initiatives have made possible faster clearance and real-time assistance. On November last year, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes...

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Trade, tech issues seen to shape Asean’s future

By Bernadette D. Nicolas Nov 7 2019 / BusinessMirror FIFTY-TWO years ago, the founding members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) fought the embers of communism across Asia. Today, Asean is confronting another “FIRe,” the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution. The FIRe is being seen as a tool that Asean needs to comprehend, brace for and harmonize if its member-states want a stronger regional economic integration via the...

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TNETS To Cover Paperless Customs At Shanghai Event

TNETS To Cover Paperless Customs At Shanghai Event

TNETS founder and director, Neil Johnson, will be presenting at the prestigious International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA) annual industry gathering in Shanghai, China on Friday November 15. Discussing paperless customs declaration systems in South East Asia, Johnson will also cover systems in other markets, including India and China, by way of comparison. With an increasing focus on regulatory compliance, the growing need for data security, and the need for...

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Single window clearance required for cross-border movement of goods: RS Subramanian, DHL Express

Single window clearance required for cross-border movement of goods: RS Subramanian, DHL Express

In a chat with ETRetail’s Varun Jain, RS Subramanian, country manager of DHL Express, talks about the company’s new initiatives to help SMEs with seamless trade experience, the challenges with cross-border trade and the company’s focus area for future growth. By Varun Jain Nov 1 2019 / The Economic Times DHL Express is empowering the Indian SMEs in the cross border trade by hassle-free shipping services. The company is...

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Across China: Coastal industries thrive in China’s Guangxi with new trade corridor

By Xiaoxia July 31 / Xinhua NANNING, July 31 (Xinhua) — Southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has seen its coastal industries enter the fast lane of development thanks to a new trade corridor connecting western China and other countries and regions with land-sea intermodal transport. The cities on the shoreline of Guangxi’s Beibu Gulf, including Fangchenggang, Qinzhou and Beihai, have become hot spots for investment, as the cities’...

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Corruption continues at Mumbai airport’s Air Cargo Complex

Recent transfers of Vigilance Officers who were conducting investigating into corrupt deals by IRS officers posted at Air Cargo Complex send wrong signals to public and stakeholders By Rajiv Singh Jul 28 2019 / Indian Legal Even after several recent cases of customs officers being suspended for aiding and abetting in smuggling at the Air Cargo Complex at Mumbai, the organised corruption racket continues unabated at the Cargo Complex....

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Rising threat of freight thefts involving ‘insiders’

Will Waters | Thursday, 11 July 2019 Global cargo crime study by TT Club and BSI highlights risks and responses, recommending that information and access are limited to a ‘need to know’ basis A new global cargo crime study has highlighted a growing threat of cargo thefts involving ‘insiders’, alongside various other trends and recommendations. In their second full-year analysis of cargo theft, freight insurance and risk specialist TT Club...

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When corruption fights back, the main casualty is economy

TODAY’S PAPER – BUSINESS June 29, 2019 LAHORE: The prevailing culture of tolerating collusive behavior, exploitation, and organised cartelisation is the reason that Pakistan lags behind the rest of the world when it comes to market competition, while political will to support anti-trust agencies is also very weak here. The judicial system in Pakistan does not work efficiently. The procedural delays upset the writ of honest regulators. There is...

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SME Export Needs Private-Sector Muscle

An active role from the private sector would ensure more and more SMEs are able to take advantage of opportunities in the global market. By PAWAN GUPTA,  May 7, 2019 Trading has been a major part of the world economy for a long time. The member nations of the World Trade Organization (WTO) alone contributed to a whopping $23 trillion last year in exports only and the global trade is expected...

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Govt, Exporters To Talk Customs Issues Today

The consultative meeting will also discuss quality and cost of services provided by intermediaries in the customs environment. By Kirtika Suneja, ET Bureau NEW DELHI: A working group set up by the government is set to meet exporters of traditional goods such as leather, apparel, handicraft, carpets and seafood on Monday to discuss ways to resolve customs-related bottlenecks and improve the competitiveness of Indian exports.  The consultative meeting will also...

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