July 2017

Customs House Weekly Series #26

Customs House Weekly Series #26

Jamaica Customs’ Trade Facilitation Initiatives:
Improving Jamaica’s Regional and Global Competitiveness


Jamaica operates in a global space and must remain competitive in the area of trade, logistics and transshipment, coupled with the use statistical data and information, in order that the country can continue to improve its performance ranking regionally and internationally.

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Customs House Weekly Series #25

Customs House Weekly Series #25

Jamaica Customs encourages use of Advance Cargo Clearance


One of the areas in which the Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) has seen significant improvement, is the use of the Advance Manifest, 24 hours prior to the arrival of a vessel and 15 minutes after ‘take-off’ for aircrafts, in compliance with the 2014 Customs (Amendment) Act, and in alignment with international best practices.

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Customs House Weekly Series #23

Customs House Weekly Series #23

Jamaica Customs First to Adopt the United Nations Automated System Integrating IATA’s Cargo eXtensibleMarkup Language (XML) Messaging Standards


 

Jamaica is on the brink of creating history in the air freight industry, as it will be the first country to adopt the latest version of ASYCUDA World which now integrates the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Cargo-XML messaging standards. 

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