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E-commerce webinar and paperless trade
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E-commerce webinar and paperless trade

On September 3, 2020, representatives of the State Customs Service took part in the webinar “E-Commerce in the CAREC Region: Laws and Policies” as part of the Asian Development Bank's cooperation and its Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) program.

The aim of the seminar was to discuss issues related to the development of domestic and cross-border e-commerce in Central Asia, as well as digital commerce. During the webinar, the results of the study “E-Commerce in the CAREC Region: Laws and Policies”, jointly conducted by the CAREC Institute and the Asian Development Bank, were presented. The issues of customs in the field of e-commerce, IT infrastructure and digital platforms were discussed, as well as information on global initiatives of development partners was presented.

It should be noted that the Concept for the Development of the Digital Economy in Turkmenistan for 2019-2025 was approved by the Resolution of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The concept is aimed at improving the efficiency of all sectors of the economy and the public sphere of the country through the use of information technology. New technologies and e-services have now become an integral part of our daily life.

The State Customs Service of Turkmenistan is already successfully implementing the ASYCUDA World integrated information system. And at present, the implementation of the "Single Window" system is one of the priority tasks facing the State Customs Service of Turkmenistan.