The Jamaica Customs Agency, JCA has launched a major, technology-driven system, aimed at streamlining and reducing the processes involved in cross-border import, export, and transshipment of goods. The Automated System for Customs Data, ASYCUDA, is being implemented at a cost of 4 million US dollars and is expected to speed up operations at the ports by fully automating export and import transactions.
Presenter: Aldeen Campbell
Producer: Aldeen Campbell
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Presenter: Anthony Morgan
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Presenter: Vaughn Davis
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