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Africa »

Source: Africa : Is This the Turning Point?

Volume/Issue: 1998/6

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Mohsin Khan , Stanley Fischer , and Ernesto Hernández-Catá

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

ISBN: 9781451972061

Keywords: Economic growth, Africa, Structural adjustment

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Africa in the Doha Round

Africa in the Doha Round »

Source: Africa in the Doha Round : Dealing with Preference Erosion and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2005/8

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Yongzheng Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451975796

Keywords: Africa, Multilateral trade negotiations, World Trade Organization, Doha Round, preference erosion, special and differential treatment, market access, export markets, tariff cuts, trade barriers,

Improving market access in industrial countries and retaining preferences have been Africa's two key objectives in the Doha Round trade negotiations. This paper argues that African negotiators may have overlooked t...

Changing Customs
			: Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589062115.058

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

This paper, based on the considerable practical experience of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, sets out a successful strategy for modernizing customs administration. The essence is to establish transparent and...

CHAPTER 9. Computerization of Customs Procedures

CHAPTER 9. Computerization of Customs Procedures »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

In the last 40 years, computers have become an essential tool in the administration of customs control. They are used to speed up the processing of information, ensure accurate interpretation and application...

CHAPTER 5 Concluding Remarks

CHAPTER 5 Concluding Remarks »

Source: In the Wake of the Global Economic Crisis : Adjusting to Lower Revenue of the Southern African Customs Union in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Thomson Fontaine , Dalmacio Benicio , Joannes Mongardini , Genevieve Verdier , and Gonzalo Pastor

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

ISBN: 9781462343492

Keywords: expenditure, fiscal adjustment, spending cuts, government spending, tax increases

This paper has laid out the challenges of fiscal adjustment for BLNS countries, in the context of a substantial drop in SACU revenue. The need for fiscal adjustment is sizable, particularly in Lesotho and Sw...

CHAPTER 7. Customs Duty Relief and Exemptions

CHAPTER 7. Customs Duty Relief and Exemptions »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

In addition to the valuation problems addressed in the previous chapters, there are two other areas in which customs systems are commonly vulnerable to significant abuse. The first is in the duty relief regi...

CHAPTER 6. Customs Valuation

CHAPTER 6. Customs Valuation »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

Evasion of duty through undervaluation or misdescription of imports is an acute problem for administrations in developing countries. This chapter considers how they can be addressed. A....

CHAPTER 13. In Conclusion

CHAPTER 13. In Conclusion »

Source: Changing Customs : Challenges and Strategies for the Reform of Customs Administration

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 October 2003

ISBN: 9781589062115

Keywords: customs, customs administration, customs administrations, edi, tariff classification

The position of customs officer may not be quite the oldest profession in the world, but its lineage is ancient: the Bible refers to a customs collector called Zacchaeus 153 (who...