ADDIS ABABA – Customs Commission has launched a digital electronic service as part of government’s push to facilitate a more effective trading system.
The launching ceremony of the paperless customs service was held in the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Saturday.
“The service will strengthen Ethiopia’s international trade ties, make the joint border mgmt system more effective, and create stronger cooperation between customs & the business community,” said his office in a statement.
The service is expected to help to update the information management and exchange system with the use of technology.
“It contributes to a fair trade system by creating accountability and transparency within the customs system, and minimizing fraudulent documents,” the office added.