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Switzerland and Great Britain want to strengthen customs cooperation

Cooperation in the customs area between Switzerland and Great Britain is to be strengthened. The contract was signed.

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  • Switzerland and Great Britain want to strengthen their customs cooperation.
  • The declaration of intent was signed in London on Monday.
  • It aims to further enhance existing customs and trade relations.

Switzerland and Great Britain want to strengthen their cooperation in the area of ​​customs. The Federal Office for Customs and Border Protection (BAZG) and the British authority Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) signed a declaration of intent in London on Monday.

According to the BAZG, this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should lay the groundwork for further enhancing existing practices and trade relations.

This further development is similar to the Federal Council’s “Keep the Mind in the Gap” strategy. Focus on strategy – then Brexit – Bilateral agreements with Great Britain.

This Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bilateral exchange between modernization, reform and customs officials. Digitalization Financial support. HMRC is interested in the experiences of digitalization solutions already being implemented in Switzerland as part of the Digitization and Transformation Project (DaziT), writes BAZG.

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