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How about that- Indian proposal to rate border clearance posts based on the amount of time it takes to cross. “new online system measures efficiency levels in a transparent manner and will enable the department to assess performance at each jurisdiction”

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"Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has rolled out electronic self-sealing with RFID chip for consignments for compliant exporters and authorised economic operators not requiring presence of inspectors for sealing. It has also started online tracking of containers."
This is also an interesting element and a step forward in terms of #tradefacilitation
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Setting revenue targets for national #customs authorities is a tricky concept. On one hand it can help to minimise smuggling and increased compliance. Thought it would probably have to go hand in hand with anti-bribery measures /1

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But at the same time, you’re incentivizing customs officials to apply customs and excise duties, levies and “other fees” – on its own, without other metrics this can lead to various tariff measures being applied incorrectly /2
If you ask #customs to charge traders, they are likely to find ways to do so. Not entirely sure this support #tradefacilitation efforts /end
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