What is term ASYCUDA in customs

Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) in customs

Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) is a computerised customs management system which covers most foreign trade procedures. The system handles manifests and customs declarations, accounting procedures, transit and suspense procedures, and generates trade data that can be used for statistical economic analysis.

This proposition was received with a great deal of doubt considering that numerous nations utilized centralized system framework with on location particular PC architects to help them. Notwithstanding that UNCTAD prevailing with the help of some part States to grow such a framework, which is currently regularly known under its name ASYCUDA.

The ASYCUDA World system makes use of cutting edge ITC technologies – including e-signature, biometrics, XML, to provide Governments and in particular Customs Administrations with new tools able to make dramatic improvements in the areas of security, trade efficiency and fight against corruption. ASYCUDA World means even greater tax revenue collection and lower transaction costs making it a showcase for e-government.

The ASYCUDA software is developed in Geneva by UNCTAD.  It operates on micro in a client server environment under UNIX and DOS operating systems and RDBMS Software. ASYCUDA takes into account the international codes and standards developed by ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation), WCO (World Customs Organization) and the United Nations. ASYCUDA provides for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between traders and Customs using EDIFACT (Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport) rules.

In order to benefit from the latest innovations in information technology (IT) the ASYCUDA Technical Development and Implementation unit (ATDI) has designed and developed ASYCUDA++ which uses object oriented tools in a client/server architecture and is based on a relational data base management system (RDBMS).


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