Asycuda System Back Online

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

The public is asked to note that the Customs and Excise Department’s ASYCUDA++ System is back online and fully accessible. Acting Comptroller of Customs, Annette Weekes, has invited importers and exporters to go online and access the system to conduct their business. The system experienced a surge in usage yesterday, resulting in difficulties being experienced across the platform. Those have …

Heavy Traffic Resulting In Delays With ASYCUDA

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that a surge in usage on the ’s ASYCUDA++ System has resulted in some further difficulties being experienced. As a result, importers and exporters are experiencing delays in processing their documents. Acting Comptroller of Customs, Annette Weekes, explained that persons trying to access the system were either being “knocked off”, or cashiers …

Further Upgrade For ASYCUDA System

Sharon Austin Top Stories

This island’s Minister of Finance, Christopher Sinckler, has reiterated Government’s commitment to improving business facilitation in Barbados. Mr. Sinckler made the comments over the weekend, as he addressed the annual general meeting of the Customs Brokers, at the Small Business Centre in Fontabelle. Mr. Sinckler told his audience: “Government is mindful that economic growth and development cannot be achieved without …

Competitiveness Commission To Be Reinvigorated

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government is putting the relevant institutional infrastructure in place to ensure that greater levels of efficiency, productivity and international competitiveness are achieved. This disclosure came today from Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, as he delivered the feature address at the official launch of the Barbados Electronic Single Window (BESW), at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Mr. Sinckler …