Facilitation mission


The facilitation mission of the international supply chain involves a simplification of customs procedures. It not only aims at simplifyingrequired documents for clearance of goods but also procedures applied by customs officers. It is presented as a“win-win option” for all stakeholders: states, consumers,businesses. To this end, an agreement on trade facilitation was adopted at the 9 Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) held in Bali, in Indonesia in December 2013. This agreement aims atspeeding up the movement, releasing and clearing of goods. The Information Technology contribute greatly to the implementation of this facilitation mission.

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GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.