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Automation of e-commerce policy procedures in Abu Dhabi before the end of the year

Automation of e-commerce policy procedures in Abu Dhabi before the end of the year
Automation of e-commerce policy procedures in Abu Dhabi before the end of the year

The General Administration of Customs in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority, launched a project to automate e-commerce policy procedures, through the unified government services platform “Tamm”, which is scheduled to be completed before the end of this year, during the activities of GITEX Technology Week 2021.

The project to automate the e-commerce policy comes in line with the leadership’s directives to facilitate the movement of trade in all its forms, especially electronic ones, in a way that contributes to enhancing the investment environment and attracting more of them to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which is a global center for trade.

The project to automate the procedures of the e-commerce policy contributes to facilitating the practice of business, by improving the procedures for the movement of trade for shipments, and keeping pace with the requirements of the increasing trend towards e-commerce, which contributes to increasing the volume of business, through an advanced digital system capable of linking all customs systems, according to the best global practices.

By automating the procedures of the new e-commerce policy, the General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs aims to provide a competitive investment environment that integrates with the private sector, simplify customs procedures, and regulate the movement of personal goods through e-commerce channels, taking into account the customs procedures in force and the relevant legislation in this sector. This is supported by the comprehensive digital transformation strategy of Abu Dhabi Customs, by launching several digital projects.

The launch of the e-commerce policy automation project came within the framework of Abu Dhabi Customs’ strategy for complete digital transformation in completing transactions and providing customs services through a unified digital platform that meets the requirements of all customers, including investors, traders, suppliers and loyalists.

The e-commerce policy has been in effect since last August 15, in line with the Abu Dhabi government’s digital transformation strategy, which aims to enhance the emirate’s position as a regional and global logistical area and keep pace with the UAE’s journey for the next fifty years.

The e-commerce policy specified a set of controls and provisions, represented in exempting electronic purchases through sales platforms for companies “goods and imports for personal purposes”, whose value does not exceed “1000” dirhams, in accordance with the provisions and controls contained in the unified guide to customs procedures in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council. For postal parcels and express shipping companies.

 
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