ASYCUDA World (AW) – UPU Customs Declaration System (CDS) integration project

About the Project

Provides Vanuatu with a universal data communication and processing platform between Customs and Post to support growing cross-border e-commerce flows, to strengthen and harmonise automated clearance processes, to apply advanced risk management techniques, and to adhere to international practices and procedures.

Start and End Date


Main Beneficiary

Government and Private Sector

Implementing Agency


Contact Person

Jayvee Santos
ASYCUDA Regional Coordinator for the Pacific


  • Data on goods imported through the postal network [closure]: integrated in the VeSW

  • Data on exports processed in the VeSW and transported through the postal network [closure]: transmitted to CDS

Policy Area

PA3. Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation

Strategic Output

3.1. Trade procedures relevant to cross-border E-commerce are digitized and harmonized across FICs.


3.1.4 Deploy Customs Declaration System (CDS) at FICs’ post offices, and interface with customs systems

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