Support to the SCC of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the accession to the Convention on a Common Transit procedure, Convention on Simplification of Formalities in Trade in Goods and implementation of the NCTS

Project Description
The overall objective of the project is to facilitate Azerbaijan’s connectivity with existing EU customs systems and to provide simplifications for trade facilitation between EU and Azerbaijan.
The Project is divided into three Components:
Component 1: Development of relevant legal framework to be aligned with Common Transit Convention, SAD Convention as well as with further interrelated EU legislation, including the implementation of the Guarantee Management System for transit
Component 2: Support in upgrading existing IT system of SCC taking into account country ICT strategy in order to meet New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) requirements
Component 3: Strengthening institutional and human capacity of the SCC in relation to the application of the common transit procedure and the NCTS system and of the use of the procedure, including integrated system promoted to the target groups.
Specific Objective
The specific objective of the project is to assist the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan in setting up the relevant legal, administrative and technical environment to support the accession of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Convention of 20 May 1987 on the Simplification of Formalities in Trade in Goods, the Convention of 20 May 1987 on a common transit procedure and preparing for the implementation of the New Computerised Transit System (NCTS).
Expected Results
Main expected results from three Components are:
- SCC supported in development of relevant legal framework to be aligned with Common Transit Convention, SAD Convention as well as with further interrelated EU legislation, including the implementation of the Guarantee Management System for transit;
- IT system of SCC upgraded and met New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) requirements;
- Institutional and human capacity of the SCC strengthened in relation to the application of the Common Transit Procedure and the NCTS system and of the use of the procedure, including integrated system promoted to the target groups.
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PROJECT DETAILS
Azerbaijan
Priority Area:
Partnership that protects
Subsector:
Governance & public administration
Topic:
Good government
Project Status:
Completed
Start Date:
01.06.2020
End Date:
31.08.2021
Implementing Organisation:
Italian Customs and Monopolies Agency (ADM)
Funding by the EU:
€1 000 000
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EU Project Number:
415-703

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