The number of transit declarations submitted to the Belarusian customs this year has increased by more than 8% compared to the 1st quarter of last year
In the first quarter, Belarusian customs officials registered almost 1.5 million declarations of various types. If we compare with the first quarter of last year, this year the number of registered transit declarations increased by more than 8% and amounted to 400 thousand.
It should be noted that today 100% of declarations for goods are submitted by participants of foreign economic activity in electronic form. The effective work of Belarusian customs officers and legal entities, using the national automated system of electronic Declaration information system, made it possible to achieve this result in electronic Declaration. This system was created and has been successfully operating since 2008.
By the end of the first quarter of 2020, about 5400 business entities are filing declarations in electronic form. Over the year, their number has increased by almost 250 legal entities, and since 2017-by almost a thousand.
Submission of documents to the customs authority in electronic form reduces the time of customs operations and minimizes the financial costs of participants in foreign economic activity.