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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…

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…

IFCBA would like to congratulate Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia (CBFCA) on their new organization International Forwarders and Customs Brokers Association of Australia Ltd. (IFCBAA). IFCBA Director Paul Damkjaer is the CEO of the new organization. The Boards of the Australian…

One of the highlights of the annual World Customs Organization (WCO) Council events is a photo contest, in which delegates vote for their favourite photos among those submitted by WCO members. It is always interesting to see how many of these photos feature Customs dogs at work, and it is also…

Source: World Economic Forum COVID-19 lockdown measures hit aspects of trade hard. Merchandise trade volumes shrank by 3% in the first quarter of 2020, compared to the previous year average and estimates suggest an 18.5% drop for the second quarter. Services trade has been hampered by transport…

Source: World Economic Forum • The coronavirus crisis has revealed the fragility of the modern supply chain. • Recent data shows the devastating economic impact as week-on-week trade in China, the US and Europe halved because of the crisis. • Diverse sourcing and digitization will be the key to…

Source: WCO The WCO Secretariat has published an updated version of the Comparative Study on Certification of Origin. The study captures the present state of affairs regarding certification of origin, both in the areas of non-preferential origin as well as preferential origin. The study has been…

Source: The Economic Times Beijing has sought clarity from Delhi on imports from China getting stuck as they were being subjected to 100% examination. Domestic industry lobby groups have complained that the resultant supply chain disruption comes at a bad time as companies are reopening after the…