Sixty trade stakeholders, primarily custom brokers and tariff clerks, are now trained in customs transactions and ASYCUDA World, the latter being an automated system for customs data.
On Wednesday the participants of the training received their certificates of completion.
The ASYCUDA World training was conducted from February to March 2017.
Project coordinator, Margaret Roudette said, “The objective of training in the ASYCUDA World was to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and ability to make effective use of [the programme] in facilitating the reporting, declaration and payment of goods…”
The training which was facilitated by Adolfus David and Claude Paul reported a 100% pass rate.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Sylvanie Burton, speaking on behalf of the Hon Minister for Trade, Ian Douglas, stated that the benefits this training provided are invaluable.
The highest scoring participants of the training were Sabrina Bully and Cedric Moses.