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Revised Kyoto Convention

Syllabus of the Subject: Revised Kyoto Convention

  1. Introduction to the Revised Kyoto Convention (International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures) of the World Customs Organisation (WCO)
  2. Benefits of the Revised Kyoto Convention: Trade Facilitation
  3. Contracting Parties to the Revised Kyoto Convention
  4. Topics covered by the Revised Kyoto Convention

The objectives of the subject «Revised Kyoto Convention» are the following:

  1. Understand the objectives, pillars and benefits of the Revised Kyoto Convention programs
  2. Evaluate the impact of the Revised Kyoto Convention on Trade Facilitation (Cross-border movement of goods)

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Description - Revised Kyoto Convention

The main objective of the Revised Kyoto Convention is to improve the customs procedures promoting trade facilitation (Cross-border movement of goods) and effective controls establishing a set of compulsory rules for the contracting parties (importers, exporters, logistics operators, customs administration) that must accept without reservation.

  1. The revised Kyoto Convention benefits all modes of transport.
  2. The revised Kyoto Convention help governments to deal with the new challenges of electronic commerce
  3. Entry into force of the Revised Kyoto Convention: February 3, 2006.

The pillars of the Revised Kyoto Convention are:

  1. Customs transparency and predictability
  2. Simplification and standarisation of the product declaration and related import-export documents
  3. Reduction of Customs control to the minimum
  4. Simplification procedures for authorised people
  5. Development of risk management and audit controls
  6. Coordination between cross-border agencies

The topics covered by the Revised Kyoto Convention are:

  1. Clearance and Other Customs Formalities
  2. Customs Control
  3. Duties and Taxes
  4. Security
  5. IT Application
  6. Relationship between Customs and Third Parties
  7. Information, Decisions and Rulings Supplied by Customs
  8. Appeals in Customs Matters

Contracting parties: any member of the World Customs Organization (WCO) may become a party to the Revised Kyoto Convention.

  1. The European Union, Netherlands Antilles, Bermuda, Hong Kong and Macau, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, the Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chile, China, Colombia, The Comoros, the Republic of the Congo, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Republic of Macedonia, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, the Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, the Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Eswatini (Swaziland), Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, East Timor, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, The United Kingdom, The United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
  2. No members Countries of the World Customs Organisation: Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Somalia, North Korea, Liechtenstein, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, Palau, Solomon Islands, Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Nauru, Cook Islands, Niue and Palestinian Authority, Taiwan, Sahrawi Republic, Kosovo.

See also:

  1. World Trade Organisation (WCO)
    1. Customs and the World Trade Organisation
    2. Preshipment Inspection
    3. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI)
    4. Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
    5. Non-automatic Import licensing, quotas and prohibitions
    6. Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS).
    7. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
    8. Safeguards.
    9. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
  2. CMR Convention, CIM Convention, Electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB), Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading, TIR Convention, International Chamber of Shipping, International Road Transport Union (IRU), International Union of Railways (UIC), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO. Chicago Convention), International Maritime Organisation (IMO)...

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) Transport Documents

  1. Negotiable Combined Transport Bill of Lading (FIATA FBL)
  2. Non-negotiable FIATA Multimodal Transport Waybill (FIATA FWB)
  3. Electronic FIATA Bill of Lading (eFBL Bill of Lading)
  4. Forwarders Certificate of Receipt (FIATA FCR)
  5. Forwarders Certificate of Transport (FIATA FCT)
  6. Warehouse Receipt (FIATA FWR)

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