During bilateral online meeting between Turkmen and Uzbek customs officer an experience of implementing the Digital TIR system in the customs authorities of Uzbekistan.
As per the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan, the purpose of the meeting is a comprehensive study of the proposal of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan to join the Digital TIR system.
The Digital TIR project came into force in Uzbekistan in 2021. Its aim is to ensure the secure exchange of data between national customs systems for the international transit of goods, vehicles or containers in accordance with the provisions of the Customs Convention on the international transport of goods using a TIR.
The pilot project Digital TIR was launched between Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Noting the important achievements in the digitalization of customs procedures in Turkmenistan, this is an implementation of the ASYCUDA WORLD integrated system, TIR-EPD applications, as well as the ongoing project “Single Window for Export-Import Operations”, the Turkmen customs authorities expressed interest in the Digital TIR project.
Moreover, during the meeting issues related to the work of the Turkmen-Uzbek checkpoints and the draft bilateral documents being developed were considered, the source notes.