This week, as part of Dubai’s ‘International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGEA) 2016’, its Customs Service unveiled six innovative initiatives aimed at keeping the Service at the “cutting edge of supporting the national economy and facilitating legitimate trade, while steadily anchoring the post-oil future of the nation and in line with the UAE Vision 2021.
HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Dubai Ports World Chairman and CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) made these comments as Dubai Customs’ displayed their latest smart achievements and innovative initiatives. These are primarily aimed at improving automation and speed in the processing of customs declarations and trade management. Faster trade processing equates to economic benefit for many global shippers and customers up and down the global supply chain. More widely, this promotes the growing role that Dubai and the UAE are playing as major global trade hubs.
Also included are tools to enhance Dubai’s capabilities for its Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Program. To read more about the specific initiatives and new technologies, visit the article on albawaba.