Automated cargo system to be used experimentally at Myawady border gate in 2017

The Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) will be experimentally practiced at the Myawady border gate next year, according to Myanmar Customs Department. The experiment will be conducted as a survey in Myawady, said U Win Thant, the director of Myanmar Customs Department. The development of an e-Customs system started in July 2013 with support […]

Traders Face Teething Problems Using New Customs System

Exporters and importers are encountering issues with Yangon’s new automated customs system, but are hoping the problems will be sorted out soon. The customs department finished a trial run of the Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) on November 3, which threw up a variety of IT issues that MACCS director U Win Thant said the department […]

Automation Comes to Yangon Customs Processes

The customs department’s new automated cargo clearance system, which will replace a host of headache-inducing manual processes, has finished a three-month test run and will go live across the Yangon area on November 12. The trial period for the Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) officially ended on October 31, and the customs department has already […]

New customs system scheduled for November

The government aims to have an automated cargo clearance system adopted by all customs departments in Yangon by November, before possibly extending the program to the country’s land border points, an official has told The Myanmar Times. The Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS) is being rolled out between August and October, and will make moving […]