Project/Service

A. General Information

1. Title

ASEAN Single Window (ASW) pilot project

2. Status of the project/service
Operating
3. Implementation period of the project/service:
From
01-01-2018
To
Aug-2020
5. Geographical coverage
ASEAN
6. Participating agencies/entities of the project/service:
a. Development stage
Lead agencies/entities
ASW Technical Working Group, relevant ASEAN Secretariat, the representatives of Project Management Office, and the funding organization (Please contact ASEAN secretariat office in Jakarta, Indonesia for the precise email address of all Lead agencies/entit
Other participating agencies/entities
Customs administration, ministry of commerce
b. Operational stage
Lead agencies/entities
ASW Technical Working Group, relevant ASEAN Secretariat, the representatives of Project Management Office, customs administration, ministry of commerce
Other participating agencies/entities
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7. Main stakeholders/beneficiaries of the project/services
Traders (big enterprises)
Traders (SMEs)
Transport
Customs brokers
Customs
Other Government Agencies (OGAs)
8. Business process category of the project/service
Regulatory/official control
In case of ATIGA e-Form D, the processes of issuing and submitting ATIGA e-Form D by the ministry of commerce and the notification of the receipt and utilization by both ministry of commerce and customs administration

B. Lessons Learned

9. Summary description of the project/service
a. Objective(s)

To expedite and simplify information flow between government and trade and bring meaningful gain to all parties involved in international trade, To establish a viable, simplified, standardized and integrated environment for cargo clearance in line with international best practices, To reduce time and resources needed for cargo clearance. 

b. Business need for the project/service (background)

It was originated from the recommendation under Bali Concorde II in 2003 to enhance the competitiveness of ASEAN economies and goods and accelerate the customs clearance of goods and commodities in achieving higher economic efficiency 

c. Business process covered*

Exchange of ASEAN Customs Declaration Document(ACDD) and ATIGA e-Form D

d. Overall architecture and functionalities*

The operation and integration between the NSW of participating ASEAN member states in the secured ASW environment which comprise data exchange and reporting mechanism.

e. Relevant document/figure
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10. Documents and data exchanged via the project/service

ATIGA e-Form D (implemented), ACDD (developing stage).

11. Data models/databases, proprietary solutions, hybrid approaches

The operation and integration between the NSW of participating ASEAN member states in the secured ASW environment which comprise data exchange and reporting mechanism.

12. Main challenges faced during the project/service

Planning and preparation costs could be high and financial constraints remain an issue and implementation of the ASW pilot is very much dependent on external funding. and the government budget of each ASEAN member state.

13. Lessons learned from the project/service

The clear business process and all circumstances which the officials and traders practiced and encountered in the as-is situation must be completely identified before moving toward the to-be situation supported by electronic environment to ensure the less impact and improvement would be occurred in the on-board project.

14. Main benefit(s) of the project/service
Enhanced regulatory compliance*
Transaction Time savings
14A. Elaborations/detailed description on benefits gained:

More effective and efficient deployment of resources, Correct and increased revenue yield, Improved trade compliance, Enhanced security, Increased integrity and transparency, Reduced costs decreased delays, Faster release and clearance. 

15. Technical/financial/capacity building/other assistance
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16. Future plan for expansion of the project and service
  • Increase the participation by all ASEAN member states 

  • Exchange the additional e-document via ASW environment 

  • Enhance the public outreach and the collaboration with the business sectors 

17. Other information or relevant references on the project and service
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18. Relevant document regarding the project/service
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C. Relevant Standards

20. Electronic message standard
20A. Electronic message standard supporting the project/service:
XML:
- UN/CEFACT BRS/RSM
- WCO Data Model
- Other XML format: ebXML
20B. Type of standard for electronic message applied for the project/service
International standard
21. Technical communication standard
21A. Technical communication standard supporting the project/service
ebMS
21B. Type of technical communication standard applied for the project/service
International standard
22. Security-related standards*
22A. Security-related standard supporting the project/service
TLS (Transport Layer Security) / SSL (Secure Socket Layer)
22B. Type of security-related standard applied for the project/service
International standard
23. Other Technical Information
23A. Interface developed for data exchange with an internal system
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23B. Other technical implementation information
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