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At the beginning of June, attention was focussed upon COVID19 and the damage it was doing to the world’s economy. Despite this unwanted distraction, the issue of the Brexit transition period, dormant since January, began to gain traction once again in the news cycle. This account tracks the main developments in the Brexit story during June and July.

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Dossier COVID-19: Working with you through these challenging times
30-06-2020

When it was announced by the World Health Organization (WHO) that COVID-19 had become a pandemic, the WCO Secretariat’s management team quickly sprang into action, listing the urgent tasks to be done to support Customs administrations in managing the crisis and developing a business continuity plan.

Kunio Mikuriya

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
Dossier COVID-19: Working with you through these challenging times
30-06-2020

When it was announced by the World Health Organization (WHO) that COVID-19 had become a pandemic, the WCO Secretariat’s management team quickly sprang into action, listing the urgent tasks to be done to support Customs administrations in managing the crisis and developing a business continuity plan.

Kunio Mikuriya

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
From reactivity to proactivity, for a safer and more prosperous world
30-06-2020

Since December 2019, when the first cases where identified, the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread with dramatic consequences for people, governments, and companies. Although we will only be able to make a preliminary assessment of its full consequences in the coming months, most analysts agree that the crisis will have a long-term impact.

Ricardo Treviño Chapa

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
From reactivity to proactivity, for a safer and more prosperous world
30-06-2020

Since December 2019, when the first cases where identified, the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread with dramatic consequences for people, governments, and companies. Although we will only be able to make a preliminary assessment of its full consequences in the coming months, most analysts agree that the crisis will have a long-term impact.

Ricardo Treviño Chapa

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
The invisible and secure border of the future
30-06-2020

Border agencies face many challenges and are today operating in an era of unprecedented change. An increasingly volatile global travel and trade environment combined with new security and public health threats, make for a challenging and evolving operating environment that requires close observation, and coordinated and far-reaching responses.

James Canham

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
The invisible and secure border of the future
30-06-2020

Border agencies face many challenges and are today operating in an era of unprecedented change. An increasingly volatile global travel and trade environment combined with new security and public health threats, make for a challenging and evolving operating environment that requires close observation, and coordinated and far-reaching responses.

James Canham

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
COVID-19 and its impact on Customs and trade
30-06-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways that we never imagined. One thing, however, has become very clear; the continued importance of global trade and of initiatives supporting the smooth flow of goods across borders, especially essential goods to areas where they are most needed.

Steven Pope

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr
COVID-19 and its impact on Customs and trade
30-06-2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways that we never imagined. One thing, however, has become very clear; the continued importance of global trade and of initiatives supporting the smooth flow of goods across borders, especially essential goods to areas where they are most needed.

Steven Pope

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr, lt
How the Dutch ports readied themselves for Brexit
30-06-2020

In choosing the most cost-effective option to distribute goods, supply chain managers all over the world have four transport options to choose from: ocean-going vessel, plane, train, or truck. But for European distribution there is also another efficient option available, shortsea shipping (SSS).

Bas van Amsterdam

customs administrations; organisations
en, fr, lt
How the Dutch ports readied themselves for Brexit
30-06-2020

In choosing the most cost-effective option to distribute goods, supply chain managers all over the world have four transport options to choose from: ocean-going vessel, plane, train, or truck. But for European distribution there is also another efficient option available, shortsea shipping (SSS).

Bas van Amsterdam

customs administrations; organisations
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