Barbados News

Efforts on to clear barrels

Customs in collaboration with the Port Authority is working with haste to clear barrels and other goods in the Bridgetown Port.

The matter has been a bone of contention for locals and businesses as Barbados adopted the ASYCUDA World System.

Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn says the country is transitioning from one system that relied on paper to another that is online.

Min. Min of Finance, Ryan Straughn

Chairman of the Barbados Port Incorporated Senator Lisa Cummins reassured businesses who in recent times have cried out for relief.

Chair of Port Inc. Lisa Cummins

Ms Cummins was among the panel on CBC Tv8’s Programme, the People’s Business..

The topic under the microscope, ASYCUDA Trade Facilitation.

Comptroller of Customs, Owen Holder says the implementation of the ASYCUDA has made it easier for Barbadians to clear items from the Bridgetown Port.

Comptroller of Customs, Owen Holder

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