The European Business Council for Africa

The World Trade Organisation (WTO), together with the World Customs Organisation (WCO), has published a report on the role of advanced technologies in cross-border trade from a customs perspective. 

Advanced technologies have the potential to improve the efficiency of customs processes and to ease the flow of goods across borders. Using the results of a 2021 survey, this publication sheds light on the opportunities and challenges customs authorities face when deploying technologies such as blockchain, the internet of things, big data, data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.


Please read the full report here.