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Importers Must Apply For Permits Through JSWIFT

Importers Must Apply For Permits Through JSWIFT

JULY 20, 2020 JCA logo Effective Monday, July 20, importers applying for permits from the Trade Board Limited (TBL), must do so through the Jamaica Single Window for Trade (JSWIFT) facility, in keeping with the thrust to improve trade efficiency. The TBL will cease accepting new applications, as part of the phased digitisation of State Border Regulatory Agencies (BRAs), facilitating import and export related engagements under the JWIFT initiative. This...

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Stakeholders have until Jan 31 to raise Customs Act concerns

Stakeholders have until Jan 31 to raise Customs Act concerns

By Alphea Saunders Dec 6 2019 / Jamaica Observer THE long-awaited parliamentary review of the Customs Act (2019) began yesterday with the first meeting of a 13-member joint select committee, but it will be another month before the deliberations truly get under way. The committee has agreed to give a wide cross section of stakeholders, who will be affected by the broad changes, until January 31 to raise lingering...

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