Session 4 (Panel session): Enhancing Trust and Data Quality: How Blockchain Can Support Customs Operations

10 Oct 2023 16:00 16:40
Louise Wiggett Moderator Customs Connect
Vjeran Ortynski Speaker CargoX Ltd
Donald Tan Speaker Singapore Customs
Yazeed Albawardi Speaker Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority
Bader AlKharoosi Speaker Dubai Customs

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) can help provide increased transparency, efficiency, and compliance in international trade through the sharing of relevant information on border management procedures among all stakeholders, in a highly secure manner. Furthermore, these technologies can contribute to enhancing the quality of data on which Customs rely in the risk management process. 

This session will showcase the deployment of blockchain and DLT in Customs operations and will explore the benefits and the main obstacles to adopting these technologies.