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The Declaration of ASEAN Concord II, signed by ASEAN Leaders (Bali, Indonesia, 7 Oct 2003),

mandated the establishment of an ASEAN Community by 2020, which comprises of the ASEAN
Political-Security Community, including the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the
ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community.
At the 12th ASEAN Summit (Cebu, the Philippines, 13 Jan 2007), ASEAN Leaders agreed to
accelerate the establishment of the ASEAN Community, including its AEC pillar, to 2015.
Subsequently, at the 13th ASEAN Summit (Singapore, 20 Nov 2007), ASEAN Leaders adopted the
AEC Blueprint, with which each ASEAN Member State (AMS) shall abide by, to implement the
AEC by 2015.
AEC Blueprint:
a. A single market and production base
b. A highly competitive economic region
c. A region of equitable economic development
d. A region fully integrated into the global economy
One core elements of single market and production base: free flow of goods
Specific areas relevant to customs:
Elimination of tariffs
Rules of origin
Trade facilitation
Customs integration
ASEAN single windows
Master plan of ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC) Hanoi 2010
Fully operationalize the 3 framework agreement on transport facilitation (strategy 1)
Accelerate the free flow of goods by eliminating barriers to merchandise trade within the
region (strategy 2)
Substantially improve trade facilitation in the region (strategy 7)
Enhance border management capabilities (strategy 8)

SCPD 2011-2015 is the key document detailing the efforts of ASEAN Customs Administration in
pursuing customs integration and harmonization
Guiding principles in developing the new SCPD work programme 2011-2015
AEC Blueprint
Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity
ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement
ASEAN Agreement on Customs (2011)
ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit
Protocol Governing in the implementation of the ASEAN Harmonized tariff Nomenclature
and amendments thereto
ASEAN Customs vision 2015
ASEAN Trade facilitation work program
Decisions of the AEC council, ASEAN Finance minister, ASEAN economic minister, AFTA
council, ASEAN DGS of customs and relevant ASEAN bodies on economic integration
Institutional arrangements and mechanism for the implementation of SPCD
ASEAN customs DGS coordinating committee on customs CPTFWG, CECWG, CCBWG
Only succeed if the following conditions are in place:
Strong political determination and commitment from leaders
Adoption of the SCPD into national plans
Full ownership of and commitment by all AMS
Effectiveness and commitment of the designated country coordinator with the assistance of a
strengthened customs unit of the ASEC
Active and effective technical assistance of ASEAN dialogue partners of international
organizations and customs administrations
Areas covered SPCD
Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation
Customs Enforcement and Compliance
Customs Capacity Building
Strategic Plan on Customs Development (SPCD)
Areas Covered in SPCD 2011-2015
Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation Working Group CPTFWG:
SPCD 01: Customs Tariff Classification (Country Coordinator: Singapore)
SPCD 02: Customs Valuation (Country Coordinator: Indonesia)
SPCD 03: Origin Determination of Goods and Commodities (ATIGA Rules of Origin) (Country
Coordinator: Viet Nam)
SPCD 04: ASEAN e-Customs and ICT Customs Application (Country Coordinator: Thailand)
SPCD 05: Customs Clearance (Country Coordinator: Philippines)
SPCD 06: Customs Transit (Country Coordinator: Singapore)
SPCD 07: Partnership with Businesses and the Trading Community (Country Coordinator:
ASEAN Secretariat)

SPCD 08: Authorized Economic Operator Programme (Country Coordinator: Malaysia)

Customs Enforcement and Compliance Working Group CECWG:
SPCD 09: Customs Post Clearance Audit (Country Coordinator: Indonesia)
SPCD 10: Customs Enforcement and Mutual Assistance (Country Coordinator: Brunei
SPCD 11: Public Security and Protection of the Society (Country Coordinator: Malaysia)
Customs Capacity Building Working Group (CCBWG) - Indonesia:
SPCD 12: Customs Reform and Modernization (Country Coordinator: Brunei Darussalam)
SPCD 13: Customs Human Resource Development and Administration (Country
Coordinator: Malaysia)
SPCD 14: Narrowing the Development Gap in ASEAN Customs (Country Coordinator:
SPCD 15: Knowledge-Based Service (Country Coordinator: Thailand)

Customs Capacity Building Working Group (CCBWG) - Indonesia:

SPCD 12: Customs Reform and Modernization (Country Coordinator: Brunei Darussalam)
Strategic Objectives:
a. Enhancement of the quality of customs services
b. Enhancement of customs integrity
Key target:
a. To develop, implement and monitor strategic programme of CRM
To conduct the survey of customs transparency
Compile and share ASEAN Member States' best practices from the survey and
develop into the guide to catalyze the success of the CRM in ASEAN
b. Enhancement of customs integrity in accordance to international recommendations
Recommend best practices of transparency to be adopted by ASEAN Customs
Monitor the adoption of best practice of transparency by ASEAN Customs
Develop the Compendium of Best Practices in Strategic Management
Monitoring the implementation of the Blueprint on Integrity
Share experiences on Integrity Risk Mapping
c. To provide quality of customs services to the public, trading community and related
viii. Monitoring the implementation of individual Customs Client Service Charter and
sharing of best practices
Accountability? - ensure the Customs is more open and accountable to the
public and the ASEAN community
SPCD 13: Customs Human Resource Development and Administration (Country
Coordinator: Malaysia)
Strategic Objectives:
a. Development and implementation of the training needs for AMS
b. Enhancement the competency of ASEAN customs personnel
Key target:
a. Development and implementation of the training needs for ASEAN Member States
Compile the training requirements and resources within ASEAN
Strategic review and proposal of the training requirements and resources available
within ASEAN
Monitor the achievement of the Training Needs Assessment (TNA) Report/Training
Need Identifications (TNI)
b. Enhancement of competency of customs personnel of ASEAN Customs administrations


Develop, compile and maintain the Regional Customs Training Materials

Develop a database of Accredited Experts by the WCO for the purpose of optimizing
their expertise within the region
To monitor the implementation of the Human Resource Management Blueprint and
Training & Development Blueprint

SPCD 14: Narrowing the Development Gap in ASEAN Customs (Country Coordinator:
SPCD 15: Knowledge-Based Service (Country Coordinator: Thailand)
Strategic Objectives:
a. Establishing communication channel to disseminate customs knowledge and learning
amongst ASEAN Customs Administration
b. Identifying and implementing knowledge-based service programme in ASEAN
Key target:
a. Establish a communication channel to disseminate Customs knowledge and learning
materials among the ASEAN Customs Administration
Carry out a feasibility study to operationalize the Knowledge-Based Service
Establish Knowledge-Based Service channels, taking into account the outcomes of
the feasibility study
Design the format of the web-page of Establish Knowledge-Based Service
Seeking supports from relevant stakeholders to put in place the website mechanism
b. Identify the required areas of Customs knowledge and develop as the learning
Identify the required areas of customs knowledge programme based on the AEC
Prioritize the required areas of customs knowledge to be developed as the learning
Develop the learning programme to be distributed through Knowledge-Based
Service channels
viii. ASEAN Members are requested to be part of learning programme development
either by alphabetical order or on voluntary basis
c. Distribute customs knowledge and learning to the ASEAN Customs Administrations
Each ASEAN Customs Administration promote the website among Customs
Where possible, the new website should be disseminated in every forum function
meeting, seminar, or training related to ASEAN Customs
Share Best Practice Guides (WCO Customs Modernization Handbook &
USAID Customs Modernization Handbooks)
Pelayanan yang bertumpu pada ilmu pengetahuan, teknologi dan pengembangan sumber daya

Kegiatan Human Resource Development bertujuan untuk membangun sebuah sistem manajemen
SDM yang mampu mendukung tercapainya tujuan dari administrator kepabeanan yang dibangun
dan diikat oleh regulasi di bidang SDM serta standar yang bersifat internasional dan secara
eksplisit mengakui bahwa orang adalah sumber daya yang paling berharga dalam sebuah
to develop an efective human resource management system which supports the achievement of
the customs administrations objectives, is founded on and bound by national personnel
legislation and international standards, and explicitly recognises that people are the
organisations most valuable resource.
Development of an HRM system which encourages the motivation of all employees, and seeks to
ensure their satisfaction, comfort and safety, as well as their ethical attitude and behaviour.
Staff competencies need to support timely customer-focused processes and services that
minimize the administrative burden on legitimate trade. Training and organizational culture
should support high levels of integrity, demonstrating consistency, transparency, honesty and
fairness. Effective change management and leadership skills also need to be developed.