KATHMANDU, Nepal, Aug. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Following a two-stage World Bank bid, Webb Fontaine Group, Dubai
was awarded a contract with Nepal Department of Customs (DOC) to
Design, Supply and Build a National Single Window platform for Trade in Nepal.
The Government of Nepal seeks to
implement the Nepal National Single Window (NNSW) as an integrated
collaboration platform for trade, transport and logistics operations
that will optimize the processing of import and export information,
reduce time delays as well as costs, and increase certainty and
predictability for the trade community.
Nigeria Customs Service and the Customs administration of neighbouring Republic of Benin have finalised the technical aspects of connectivity and are set to sensitise stakeholders tomorrow on the business process and the inherent benefits in the project. Connectivity between both customs administrations is expected to achieve ease of doing business, promote trade, prevent revenue losses and curb smuggling across their common borders.
Reforms in the Customs sector
This is the opportunity to congratulate the Customs administration of Benin for the outstanding work done in preparing the Authorised Economic Operator scheme, and the involvement of many senior executives in its implementation. In particular, the Regulations and International Relations division played a major role researching an evaluating foreign experience, aligning to World Customs Organisation standards, and adjusting the AEO regime to Benin’s environment.
An agreement on the establishment of the Single Window for Foreign Trade in Guinea was signed on Wednesday, February 06th, 2019 in Conakry.