Hotline launched for Asycuda customs management system
The National Board of Revenue (NBR) launched a hotline number of 16134 to get services related to the Automated System for Customs Data (Asycuda) and customs.
The UNCTAD's Asycuda is an integrated customs management system for international trade and transport operations in a modern automated environment.
Through this hotline, any stakeholder of export and import activities can get information, suggestions and regulatory orders from the NBR.
The hotline service will be available from May 15 this year on every working day from 9am to 5pm and it will costs regular call charge, said the NBR in an order.
To ease the export and import process and administer the customs of the country, Asycuda world system is used in six customs houses, 26 customs station, 20 off-docks and export processing zones.
In the customs offices, port authority, Bangladesh Bank, Sonali Bank, Bangladesh Biman, shipping agents, clearing and forwarding agents and commercial banks are regular users of the Asycuda, the NBR said.