A. General Information
Data exchange between Customs authorities of Agadir Member countries
B. Lessons Learned
The aim of the Agadir Agreement is as follows;
Developing economic activity, supporting employment, increasing productivity, and improving living standards within the Member Countries.
Establishing a Free Trade Area between member countries
Coordination of overall and sectoral economic policies in the Member Countries, in particular foreign trade, services and customs, to ensure conditions for objective competition between the member countries.
Based on the Agreement the participant countries agreed to the electronic exchange of information between customs authorities with the objective to enhance trade, and fighting fraud.
To attract FDI.
Identifying the system used in the exchange of information process to connect 4 customs authorities.
Identifying data fields
Identifying reference tables
Lunching electronic exchange
Electronic exchange of information between customs
Interference of policies and Strategies on the regional level
Lack of coordination between regional communities and organizations
C. Relevant Standards
Agreement on electronic data exchange between customs administration