National Council of Managing directors of Licensed Customs Agents on Thursday
declared that the poor handling of the Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) was
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in December 2013, to enhance effective clearance
procedure within the shortest time possible.
PAAR was being handled unprofessionally; thereby deterring a smooth flow of
trade, which it otherwise ought to promote.
PAAR, but the way that the officers in charge are handling it is poor, and it
is making it run contrary to its purpose,” Block said.
professional in the act of valuation, therefore, ended up imposing value rather
than processing it according to stipulated steps for value calculation.
is supposed to be worked out according to set rules as is obtainable
is done should also be global,” he said.
Comptroller-General of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko, noted that some of the hitches
with PAAR could not be completely ruled out at this early stage.
forwarders to work in harmony to resolve whatever challenge that may surface in
the course of their transactions.