The exchange of information between the customs of Iran and Armenia became electronic
Iran’s customs continued the development of relations with neighboring countries and the continuation of the process of electronic exchanges with these countries, the electronic exchange of information with Armenia was key.
According to IRNA, with this action, Armenia is the fifth country after Russia, Turkey, Afghanistan and Azerbaijan to enter the electronic exchange of information with Iran. The Customs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has stated that the purpose of this action is to facilitate and expedite customs clearance procedures.
This action, which is done in the framework of creating a common border gate virtually, will allow the introduction of authorized economic operators (AEO) and provide special facilities and will speed up the process of trade and make it easier.
In this way, customs information related to the clearance of export and import goods at the border customs of a country will be accepted by the customs of the other party, and thus both time and cost of clearance procedures will be saved.
In other words, customs affairs related to the clearance of commercial cargo at the border customs of the two countries are done only once, and this feature allows the customs of both parties to accept the export declaration of the other country as its import declaration.
In this system, the information of the owner of the goods, the classification code of the goods based on the coordinated system and the values of weight and value of goods are exchanged between the border customs of the two countries. The other party will be informed of all export shipments to the other country.
It is expected that trade with neighboring countries will be facilitated and accelerated by electronic exchange of information between the Iranian customs and the mentioned countries, followed by the completion of goods formalities at the customs of origin.
This action of Iran’s customs has been done in line with the policies of the resistance economy, and by using the capabilities of the comprehensive customs system and the window of the cross-border trade unit, it is possible to create a virtual joint window between neighboring countries and parties to the transaction.