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Source: The Gleaner The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association of Jamaica (CBFFAJ) successfully staged their annual general meeting on Sunday, July 19 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel at which they elected an 18-member executive team, headed by President Clive W. Coke. The new president of…

Source: WTO The WTO issued today (31 July) the latest edition of its annual publication on international trade statistics, the “World Trade Statistical Review”. World Trade Statistical Review 2020 looks into the latest trends in global trade, with an in-depth analysis of trade in goods and services…

Source: Financial Times The government has urged business to take advantage of a £50m grant scheme to boost the training and recruitment of 50,000 new customs brokers for the coming trade border with the EU, despite industry warnings that the scheme is insufficient and “flawed”. Customs, logistics…

Source: Financial Times The government has urged business to take advantage of a £50m grant scheme to boost the training and recruitment of 50,000 new customs brokers for the coming trade border with the EU, despite industry warnings that the scheme is insufficient and “flawed” Customs, logistics…

Source: CHINADAILY Norms improved to minimize and offset export-oriented firms' financial losses The government will further improve efficiency of Customs clearance to solve the difficulties for both exporters and importers to remove their burdens and enhance their motivation and vitality, officials…

Source: Jamaica Information Service 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…

Source: ahramonline Roberto Azevêdo, director-general of the World Trade Organization, told Ahram Online in an interview that the coronavirus crisis has caused a shock to the world's economies that will hit growth and reduce the volume of international trade exchange by more than 13 percent؜. He…

Source: WCO Within the framework of the WCO Capacity Building Programs for the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), the WCO delivered a national workshop on Time Release Study (TRS) to support the national efforts of the Customs Administration of Liberia in moving forward with its TRS project. The…

Source: Bloomberg The next big money-making opportunity of Brexit has emerged: selling customs services. With Britain’s split from the European Union heralding the introduction of border controls between the U.K. and its largest trading partner for the first time in three decades, companies are…