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.
The role of Webb Fontaine, as a development partner, was to share international best practice, provide IT and legislative support, and ensure coordination between the different entities involved. It is through such a partnership that institutional reforms are led and adequately internalised.Continue Reading