SYDONIA - SYstème DOuaNIer Automatisé

In 1981 UNCTAD received a request from the secretariat of the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) to assist in the compilation of foreign trade statistics in their member States. This involved Customs clearance offices, and the modernization of Customs clearance procedures, to achieve quality results.

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ASYCUDA Programme Strategic Plan - 2011-2015

The ASYCUDA Programme provides technical assistance to Member States for managing international trade and transport operations in a modern automated environment. The strategic goals of the ASYCUDA Programme endeavour to leverage innovative capacities to respond to demands from members and partners and to ensure long term sustainability of the Programme.

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Full Desktop
ASYCUDA client runs on the most popular Java-enabled desktops such as Windows, Linux, Macintosh, Solaris, AIX and others and can be started from any web browser.
Rich Internet Application Desktop
ASYCUDA Rich Internet Application (RIA) interface can be run within any browser.
Light Desktop
A light version of ASYCUDA is available for light tablet PCs, PDAs or Smartphones, bringing the power of e-Document applications to your fingertips.
Web Services
Web Services use Extensible Markup Language (XML) messages that follow the SOAP standard and give ASYCUDA the possibility to interoperate with external systems and OGAs adhering to the standards.

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