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Customs 23.08.2013 summary final 1

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International Symposium 2013
Kothalawala Defense University
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Customs 23.08.2013 summary final 1

  1. 1. Sarath.Jayathilake Lalith Edirisinghe 1 CINEC Maritime Campus
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  3. 3.  Assess the role played by Customs in the current Logistics context  Explore how RKC help design and operation of a modern and efficient customs organization  Propose how Customs reform, modernization or re-engineering achieved through recommendations of RKC 3
  4. 4. 1. Connecting to Compete Reports (LPI) of the World Bank 2. Doing Business Reports-The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation 3. The Global Competitiveness Reports of World Economic Forum  Depth interviews have been conducted with 3 industry personnel and 2 senior officers of Customs and Board of Investment of Sri Lanka  Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)  World Customs Organization Reports 4
  5. 5.  LP is the key in Maritime, Aviation and Commercial hub concept  SL needs more foreign investments  Investors usually refer to Logistics Performance Indicators (LPI) including Customs 5
  6. 6.  Customs is one of the key components out of six LPI components  It refers to the Efficiency of the Clearance Process  Speed,  Simplicity  Predictability of formalities 6
  7. 7.  Substantial improvements reflects in the Customs component with respect to Sri Lanka 7 Indicator Rank (out of 155 countries) 2012 2010 Customs 71 143
  8. 8.  Trading across Borders  Documents necessary to I/E (including Customs clearance documents)  Time required to I/E (including Customs clearance, and inspections)  Cost required importing or exporting (including Customs clearance, and inspections) 8 Indicator Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 No of countries considered 185 183 183 183 181 178 Trading across borders 56 53 72 65 66 60
  9. 9. 9 Rank Indicators 2008–2009 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 No of Countries considered 134 139 142 144 Prevalence of trade barriers 97 103 105 101 Trade tariffs 88 113 125 124 Burden of customs procedures 71 66 54 59
  10. 10. 10 Substantial improvements reflects in the Customs component with respect to Sri Lanka  “The role of Customs in the world continues to evolve” (Harrison, et al., 2009)  Officials of customs represent the government  They facilitate and regulate international trade, and to achieve national policy objectives through  Strategic Risk Management (SRM)  Compliance Management (COM)  Change Management (CHM)
  11. 11.  SRM;COM; & CHM are relatively weak in many developing countries  Therefore customs reform, modernization or re-engineering considered a priority  Private sector inputs need to be included in the process to achieve full benefits 11
  12. 12.  SL expects a rapid increase in Logistic activities  Proportionate increase in resource(Customs) not feasible  In 1998, Customs Port Director (United States of America) Susan Parker faced similar situation  Risk Management Process matrix for SL 13
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  14. 14. As directed in the RKC  Establish fully functional Customs offices at new locations (Sea Ports, Dry ports, Airports,) with competent staff  Maintain formal consultative relationships with the trade  Accept payment of duties and taxes in forms other than cash  Travellers cheques  Money orders  Cheques (in specified circumstances)  Bonds  Credit cards  Securities, etc. 15
  15. 15.  Customs to adapt to modern systems to obtain pre-arrival information on goods  Expedited examination process  Ensure that inspections by all Government agencies are coordinated with the Customs examination  And, if possible, conducted at the same time 16
  16. 16.  RKC provides (in some circumstances), Customs may even release the goods before the formalities have been completed  With respect to Regional Trade Agreements (RTA), GoSL should define effective customs procedures that are favourable to all participating countries Thank you…………… 17

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