27 Sep New Normative Framework on Cross-Border Electronic Commerce
The World Customs Organization (WCO), which has 182 member countries, recently presented a Cross-Border Commerce Framework with which it establishes 15 global standard rules for its members.
According to the WCO itself, «the resolution proposes a series of concise, progressive and focused rules aimed at guaranteeing its harmonized and effective implementation to regulate the cross-border activity of electronic commerce».
These standards are intended for customs administrations with the aim of being easy to implement, fair and innovative solutions.
One of the main objectives is to achieve simplified procedures in customs procedures for international e-commerce shipments, as well as for a more efficient management of collections and returns.
These standards refer to various areas such as the electronic processing of data, non-intrusive inspections, fraud prevention, international cooperation between administrations, etc.
In this link you can read the publication and download the PDF document with the 15 approved standards