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Technology helps Dubai customs save Dh167 million

Technology helps Dubai customs save Dh167 million

DUBAI: Dubai Customs said it saved Dh167 million through implementation of various information technology initiatives. Technical achievements also included 100 per cent automation of external services and 97 per cent of internal services, government body.

It also generated revenue of Dh75 million in the past three years as a direct result of deploying post-clearance audit system, and the time needed to complete duties payment processes, which was reduced by 95 per cent thanks to the application of the virtual account system.

Younis Othman, Director of Information Technology Department at the Customs Development Division in Dubai Customs, said DC deploys top-notch technical solutions to facilitate trade and secure borders by taking services quality and delivery channels to a new height.

Othman showcased Dubai Customs’ smart services and also presented the cutting-edge solutions used in post-clearance audits.