Kazakhstan introduces integrated system of customs control since 2009
Astana. May 13. Kazakhstan Today - The Republic of Kazakhstan introduces integrated system of customs control since January 1, 2009. The decision was accepted during the government session today, the agency reports. "The integrated system of customs control assumes introduction of one stop, one window principle, reduction of quantity of services at check points transferring their functions to customs bodies," the Minister of Finance Bolat Zhamishev explained at Tuesday's government session. Introduction of this principle requires amendments in the legislation on granting customs bodies new functions of transport, veterinary, fytosanitory, sanitary-and-epidemiologic control at automobile check points at the border. "Introduction of integrated control will create interdepartmental system of monitoring on the basis of the center of operative management, will lower quantity of permit documents and terms of their issue and will shift control functions from check points, except for boundary KNB service, to cargo terminals and centers of customs registration," B. Zhamishev explained. The Minister of Finance noted that World Trade Organization recommends Kazakhstan to introduce this system. "Integrated control is the procedure that exists in the countries where there is a system of civilized border control," B. Zhamishev concluded.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today