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UNCTAD ASYCUDA

PROGRAMMEPRESENTATION
ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA
Automated System
Automated System
Automated System
for Customs Data
for Customs Data
for Customs Data
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
History and Concept

Current Achievements
Current Achievements

Producing trade statistics


Producing trade statistics
Presentation of ASYCUDA
Presentation of ASYCUDA
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Born in ECOWAS in early eighties

Statistical package that has become


Statistical package that has become
World #1 Customs system
World #1 Customs system

85 countries, 19 languages
85 countries, 19 languages
History
History
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
2004 ASYCUDAWorld, or version 4, is using the latest
wireless and internet technologies.
First implementation of ASYCUDAWorld system (Moldova)
1994 - ASYCUDA ++or version 3 is launched, ASYCUDA networks
are used worldwide.
Eighty four countries are using ASYCUDA++ daily
1984 - Local area ASYCUDAversion 2 networks are installed in
many countries
1981 ASYCUDAprogram started in UNCTAD
ASYCUDA version 1 is installed in three countries
SYDONIA
SYDONIA
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ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA

SIDUNEA
SIDUNEA
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
CUSTOMS MODERNIZATION PROJECT
CUSTOMS MODERNIZATION PROJECT
To reform and modernize the Customs Administrations, aligning
the legal framework, their organization and procedures to
international standards and best practice, and ensuring their
expected role in a modern market economy
IT Component
IT Component
To modernize the Customs IT infrastructure and build e-
government facilities for information and interaction with the
trade community, including electronic filing of declarations
ASYCUDA ASYCUDA provides the core software and related expertise to
create an efficient and effective environment for the
management of Customs operations
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Fiscal & Statistic Fiscal & Statistic
Accurate calculation of duties & taxes [Integrated Tariff, Value,]
Monitoring of payments [Deferred, cash, ]
Timely and accurate statistics [Trade balances, ]
Enforcement & Security Enforcement & Security
Cargo control [manifest-declaration crosscheck, warehouse,]
Risk management [risk-assessment, selectivity, shipment targeting]
Container security initiative [risk prevention]
Trade Facilitation Trade Facilitation
Direct Trader Input
Norms and standards [KYOTO, HS Tariff, ISO, WCO, UN/EDIFACT ]
Uniform application of Customs law
Overall objectives
Overall objectives
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
INFORMATION
INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
TECHNOLOGY
UNCTAD UNCTAD
MANDATE
MANDATE
CUSTOMS EXPERTISE & CUSTOMS EXPERTISE &
EXPERIENCE EXPERIENCE
COUNTRY COUNTRY
REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS
NORMS &
NORMS &
STANDARDS
STANDARDS
ASYCUDA
COUNTRY COUNTRY
FEEDBACK FEEDBACK
ASYCUDA DEVELOPMENT
ASYCUDA DEVELOPMENT
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Integrated Customs Information System
Integrated Customs Information System
(ICIS)
(ICIS)
Port & Airport
Authorities
ASYCUDA = ICIS Core
Carriers
Ministry of Trade &
other Government agencies
Banks &
Financial
Institutions
Customs
Brokers &
Trade
Operators
Other Customs
Administrations,
International
Organisations
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA
Covers the Full Clearance Process
Covers the Full Clearance Process
Transit
shed
Cargo release
Credit payment,
Pre-payment, Cash
Accounting
Electronic payments
Statistics
& Audit
Trade balance,
Data mining ...
Transit
CUSDEC, DTI
Declaration
Temporary Export
Customs Warehouse
Temporary Admission
Inward/ Outward Processing
Economic &
suspense
procedures
Storage of goods
Transit
shed
Cargo arrival
CUSCAR, DCI
Manifest
Selectivity
&
Risk Management
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Manifest Manifest
Waybill Waybill
Declaration Declaration
Risk Risk
Management Management
Criteria
If xxx
Criteria
If xxx
Criteria Criteria
IF
product = textile
& origin = Honduras
& consignee ListX
THEN
85 % Red Lane
Risk analysis, feedback
Examination Examination
Policy Policy
Green lane
Control lanes
Previous trade
ASYCUDA ASYCUDA
Selectivity Selectivity
Engine Engine
Risk Management
Risk Management
ASYCUDA
Transaction
Database
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Secure revenue collection
Secure revenue collection
Declaration
Processing
Cash Immediate Payment
Electronic Payment
Pre-Payments Account
Credit Payment Account
Assessed Duties
Transit
Monitoring
Goods release
and exit
ASYCUDA
Accounts
and
Payments
Engine
Notification
of Payment
BANK
Bonds
Individual Guarantees
Global Guarantees
Guaranteed Duties
Secure transit
and warehousing
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
National Transit Monitoring
Goods arrival
T1 Document
Processed
Message
generated
Customs office
Border Entry
Inland or
Border exit
Customs Office
Transit
written off
Guarantee
released
MESSAGE
EXCHANGE
EN ROUTE
CONTROL
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Concept

Current Achievements
Current Achievements

Future
Future
Programme
Programme
Presentation
Presentation
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
A Worldwide implementation
Europe
Albania
Armenia
Bosnia Herzegovina
Estonia
Georgia
Latvia
Lithuania
Macedonia
Moldova
Romania
Slovakia
Asia Pacific
Bangladesh
Fiji
I.R. Iran
Jordan
Lebanon
Maldives
Mongolia
Nepal
New Caledonia
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Samoa
Sri Lanka
Yemen
America &
Caribbean
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Colombia
Curacao
Haiti
Honduras
Nicaragua
Salvador
St Lucia
Venezuela
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA in AFRICA
ASYCUDA IN AFRICA
Benin, Guinea Bissau
Botswana Madagascar
Burundi Malawi
Burkina Faso Mauritania
Cameroon Namibia
Capo Verde Niger
Chad Nigeria
Comoros Rwanda
Congo Sao Tome
Congo DR Sudan
Ethiopia Tanzania
Gabon Togo
Gambia Zambia
Guinea, Zimbabwe
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA Achievements
ASYCUDA Achievements
Since 1982 Since 1982
More than 80 countries using ASYCUDA to clear goods
Implementation of norms and standards: WCO SAD ISO
Customs administration capacity building
Foundation of an international group of 100 experts
Development of the ASYCUDA software products
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Countries
Import*
CIF (m $)
Export*
FOB (m $)
Customs
sites
ASYCUDA
C. sites
84 241,077 229,479 1,936 1,345
ASYCUDA
Computers
Trained
Users
21,900 31,700
ASYCUDA
Declarations (yearly)
Geographic
Coverage
15,131,000 69%
* Source: UNCTAD Handbook of Statistics
ASYCUDA in the world
ASYCUDA in the world
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
History and Concept

Current Achievements
Current Achievements

Producing trade statistics


Producing trade statistics
Programme Presentation
Programme Presentation
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Direct output from declaration Direct output from declaration
processing processing
Complete and immediate data Complete and immediate data
disposal disposal
No additional workload for No additional workload for
Customs staff Customs staff
With ASYCUDA statistical data are produced from
With ASYCUDA statistical data are produced from
Customs declarations
Customs declarations
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA Statistical challenge
ASYCUDA Statistical challenge
Find the correct balance between the
necessary requirements for
Customs control
Trade simplification
Production of statistical data
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
The customs Computerized system
The customs Computerized system
produces data that is
produces data that is
Controlled
Detailed
Complete
Standardized
Timely available
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Creation of the Customs National Database
Creation of the Customs National Database
A++GATE
Automatic Data
Centralization
Customs office #1
Customs office #2
Customs office #... Customs office #3
Declarations file
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Data transfer at National level
Data transfer at National level
Cust oms Head Quar t er s
St at i st i c s Agenc y
Which data to transfer ?
When to transfer the data?
How to transfer the data ?
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
Presentation of Data available in ASYCUDA
Presentation of Data available in ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA Standard reports
User defined printouts
Development Platform
EUROTRACE Interface
SQL queries
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
UNCTAD ASYCUDA
ASYCUDA Project Activities
ASYCUDA Project Activities
Technical Assistance/Advice Technical Assistance/Advice
Elaboration of Implementation Strategy
Assessment review
System implementation [prototype, piloting ]
Training of National Teams Training of National Teams
System functionality
Technology
Development of system extensions
Train-the-trainers
System Extensions System Extensions
Specific developments
Test & validation
Project review Project review
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