CUSTOMS AND THE FREE ZONE CONCEPT

The Customs Co-operation Council (CCC) has a membership of 104 Customs authorities that together process more than 98% of all goods traded internationally. As secretary general of the CCC, the author presents the views of the organization on the advent of Electronic Data Interchange, EDI. The trend is toward the simplification of Customs formalities in order to facilitate trade and stimulate economic development. Toward this end, the CCC has developed a harmonized system for standardizing the classification of goods that are traded internationally and regards EDI as an extremely important tool in further achieving procedural simplification. While EDI is still at a very early stage of its potential expansion, CCC intends to be aboard as use grows and hopes that port authorities will join in, as well.

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    Sclar, Michael L.

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    • Dickerson, G R
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  • Pagination: 8p.

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  • Accession Number: 00659235
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM