Category Archives: World Customs Organisation

2017: Year of Data Analysis WCO – Are you ready for it?

The World Customs Organization (WCO) recently declared the coming year 2017 to be the year of Data Analysis. The WCO points out in particular that customs authorities worldwide should increasingly use the substantial amount of customs data at its disposal … Continue reading

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2017: Year of Data Analysis WZO – Sind Sie bereit dafür?

Die Weltzollorganisation (WZO) hat kürzlich das kommende Jahr 2017 zum Jahr der Datenanalyse deklariert. Insbesondere weist die WZO darauf hin, dass die Zollbehörden weltweit die umfangreich vorhandenen Daten im Zollbereich vermehrt für ihre Zwecke nützen sollen, um so ihre Kontrolltätigkeiten … Continue reading

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A look at the present and future of customs and trade

To stay competitive in a global trade environment increasingly dominated by preferential trade, electronic customs clearance and export regulations, companies need a smart strategy integrating the entire range of customs and trade activities in their value chain − particularly on … Continue reading

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Africa: 550 million counterfeit medicine seized in 10 days

In April 2013 a Customs operation of an unequalled scale took place in numerous African ports. As a result, more than one billion illicit articles and in particular 550 million doses of illicit, potentially dangerous if not deadly medicines were discovered in … Continue reading

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