Meeting between the Directorate General of Customs and the mission of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).

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The General Directorate of Customs met a mission of the Union of Universal Posts on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in the presence of the heads of the postal company of Comoros. The discussions focused on the electronic exchange of information between Comoros Customs and Comoros National Society .

Such initiative comes at a time when postal mail is growing because of the growth of e-commerce. The World Customs Organization (WCO) estimates that currently about 40% of air traffic is via e-commerce. .

For Comoros, in order to facilitate the exchange and use of data, both parties need to connect their computer system in order to enable Comoros customs administration to analyze the data more effectively, target suspicious shipments, enforce national customs regulations while ensuring the collection of duties and taxes, and enable the postal administration to better monitor shipments from end to end. The head of asycuda (computer system used by Comoros customs) said that the interconnection between the systems of the two Administrations will allow the customs to better secure and control the revenues and control the packets received and / or shipped from the Comoros.

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) Mission Program Manager explained the benefits of the Customs Declaration System (CBD) web application for interfacing with the Customs system. The CBD will, among other benefits, improve the fee calculation modules. The purpose of the latter is to improve tax calculation modules and goods targeting modules.



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