Qatar Chamber organised a seminar for representatives of government agencies, businessmen and representatives of private companies to discuss the facilitation of customs clearance procedures, shipping and storage for importers and companies.
The seminar reviewed the integrated land and sea system developed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications in this context, which was linked to the regulations and policies aimed at promoting economic growth in the country.
The participants made a number of recommendations to improve the performance of customs clearance, avoid delay, and achieve smoothness in the port, demanding an increase in the number of customs agents, and issuing a procedural guide covering all customs clearance procedures that should be circulated to companies.
The participants also called for specifying the fees of the shipping agencies and extending the working hours in those agencies in order to cover the largest quantities of containers and goods.
They appreciated the meeting organised by the Chamber with the officials which contributes to facilitating the movement of importing goods and filling the needs of the local market.