Customs

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“Customs” means the Government Service which is responsible for the administration of Customs law and the collection of duties and taxes and which also has the responsibility for the application of other laws and regulations relating to the importation, exportation, movement or storage of goods.wikipedia
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Export

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Each country has its own laws and regulations for the import and export of goods into and out of a country, which its customs authority enforces.
Export of goods often requires involvement of customs authorities.

Border control

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Commercial goods not yet cleared through customs are held in a customs area, often called a bonded store, until processed.
For the purpose of customs duties, goods within the customs area are treated as being outside the country.

Bonded warehouse

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Commercial goods not yet cleared through customs are held in a customs area, often called a bonded store, until processed.
In the latter case a customs bond must be posted with the government.

Port

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All authorized ports are recognized customs areas.
Ports with international traffic have customs facilities.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforces customs rules.
It is charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. regulations, including trade, customs, and immigration.

Import

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The duty is levied at the time of import and is paid by the importer of record.
In international trade, the importation and exportation of goods are limited by import quotas and mandates from the customs authority.

Canada Border Services Agency

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Canada Border Services Agency
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) (Agence des services frontaliers du Canada; ASFC) is a federal agency that is responsible for border protection and surveillance, immigration enforcement and customs services.

Single Administrative Document

For customs declarations in the EU and in Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, the "Single Administrative Document" (SAD) is used as a basis.
The Single Administrative Document (SAD), also known as Form C88 in the UK, is the main customs form used in international trade to or from the European Union Customs Union.

Bag tag

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Luggage tickets for checked luggage travelling within the EU are green-edged so they may be identified.
Passengers are eligible to take these bags through a separate "Blue Channel" at Customs if arriving at another EU airport.

Directorate-General of Customs and Indirect Taxes

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Directorate-General of Customs and Indirect Taxes
The agency acts as a coast guard, border guard, sea rescue organisation and a customs service.

Tariff

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A customs duty is a tariff or tax on the importation (usually) or exportation (unusually) of goods.
A Customs authority in each country is responsible for collecting taxes on the import into or export of goods out of the country.

Duty (economics)

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Duty (economics)
It is often associated with customs, in which context they are also known as tariffs or dues. The term is often used to describe a tax on certain items purchased abroad.

World Customs Journal

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The World Customs Journal covers all aspects of the roles and responsibilities of customs.

International trade

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Each country has its own laws and regulations for the import and export of goods into and out of a country, which its customs authority enforces.

Tax

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A customs duty is a tariff or tax on the importation (usually) or exportation (unusually) of goods.

Point of no return

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At airports, customs functions as the point of no return for all passengers; once passengers have cleared customs, they cannot go back.

United States

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The terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, has become the factor that prompted a significant strengthening of the security component in the operations of the modern customs authorities, after which security-oriented control measures for supply chains have been widely implemented for the aims of preventing risk identification. Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States do not officially operate a red and green channel system; however, some airports copy this layout.

September 11 attacks

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The terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, has become the factor that prompted a significant strengthening of the security component in the operations of the modern customs authorities, after which security-oriented control measures for supply chains have been widely implemented for the aims of preventing risk identification.

Security

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The terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001, has become the factor that prompted a significant strengthening of the security component in the operations of the modern customs authorities, after which security-oriented control measures for supply chains have been widely implemented for the aims of preventing risk identification.

World Customs Organization

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The most complete guidelines for customs security functions implementation is provided in the WCO SAFE Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade (SAFE), which have already received five editions in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012 and 2018.

UN/CEFACT

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The contemporary understanding of the “trade facilitation” concept is based on the Recommendation No. 4 of UN / CEFACT “National Trade Facilitation Bodies”.

Australia

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Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States do not officially operate a red and green channel system; however, some airports copy this layout.

Canada

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Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States do not officially operate a red and green channel system; however, some airports copy this layout.

New Zealand

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Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States do not officially operate a red and green channel system; however, some airports copy this layout.

Finland

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Airports in EU countries such as Finland, Ireland or the United Kingdom, also have a blue channel.