- December 3, 2002
Developing countries’ need for assistance with customs administration is growing rapidly. Assistance is needed especially to meet new commitments under the WTO and other international or regional agreements, and to meet the needs of an increasingly complex web of market linkages. This paper describes
- Customs shortcomings common among developing countries,
- Illustrative programs for assistance,
- Guidelines for designing effective customs projects, and
- Potential sources of technical assistance.