Odesa customs announces introduction of ASYCUDA system
The Odesa Customs is implementing the ASYCUDA system of customs data processing, head of the customs Yulia Marushevska has said at a press conference.
According to her, the process of implementing the system will take about a year. The agency will get software free of charge, but will have to spend UAH 17 million on training staff to operate the system.
According to Marushevska, the system will allow to ensure a full control and transparency of customs procedures that will eliminate corruption in the authority, a procedure of cargo customs clearance will take 15 minutes to an hour.
In addition, the head of the Odesa customs said wages to customs officers will be increased at the expense of brokerage services to be rendered by the agency.
ASYCUDA is an automated system for customs data processing, which was developed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in cooperation with the World Customs Organization.