A further expansion of the ATA Carnet chain can be foreseen in the near future following Trinidad and Tobago’s recent ratification of the International Convention for the temporary admission of goods – also known as the Istanbul Convention.
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The ATA Carnet System is set to expand on 16 May, when Mexico will join this international system, which reduces paperwork and costs for businesses travelling with goods, following new members such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the United Arab Emirates.
Bosnia and Herzegovina will implement the ATA Carnet System starting 18 April, bringing to 70 the number of countries accepting this international system, reducing paperwork and costs for businesses travelling with goods.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) World Chambers of Federation (WCF) commends the recent five-day training programme, jointly organized by the Senegalese Customs Administration and the Dakar Chamber of Commerce, on the ATA Carnet System, the passport for goods that facilitates international trade.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to implement the ATA Carnet System starting 1 April, bringing to 69 the number of countries using this international system, reducing paperwork and costs for businesses travelling with goods.
Following years of suspense, the Mexican Customs administration (SAT – Servicio de Administracion Tributaria) has appointed CANACO (the Mexico City Chamber of Commerce) as the national guaranteeing and issuing organization for ATA Carnets in Mexico.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed that it expects to start accepting and issuing ATA Carnets early next year, making the federation the 69th country to join the ATA system.
The ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) gathered last night to celebrate 60 years of uniting, and facilitating exchange among, the global community of over 12,000 chambers of commerce around the world.
As preparations gear up for the famed Macau Grand Prix in November, the region has also been busy laying the groundwork for the imminent implementation of the ATA Carnet system.
The WCF World ATA Carnet Council (WATAC), responsible for monitoring ATA operations, has re-elected Chairman Peter Bishop to serve a further three-year term.