24 November 2008

The Customs Information Guide (CIG) is now fully integrated and operational on the Logistics Cluster website.

I. Customs Information Guide

The Customs Information Guide (CIG)  is now fully integrated and operational on the Logistics Cluster website.   Its purpose is to facilitate and promote the sharing of customs information – both duties and taxes exemption and customs clearance – related to the importation, exportation and transit of humanitarian aid consignments.  This contributes to the efficient movement of aid consignments by reducing time and costs.

The CIG is an accurate, up-to-date and practical country-by-country on-line information database for both logistics and administration officers.  It contains information for both emergency and non-emergency situations.  In relation to obtaining a duty and tax exemption, it provides... READ MORE