ARISE – Workshop to Discuss the ASEAN COSTUMS TRANSIT SYSTEM (ACTS) Technical Annex 4 to Protocol 7 Containing Transit Data Elements and Proposed Finalisation

Assignment Name : Finalize ACTS Technical Annexes
Country : Indonesia
Location within country : Hotel Gran Mahakam, Jakarta
Name of Client : European Union & ASEAN Secretariat
Start Date (Month/Year) : 05/03/2014 Completion Date (Month/Year) : 06/03/2014

The ASEAN Regional Integration Support from the EU (ARISE) programme is a technical co-operation facility. Implemented over the four year period to 2016, the purpose of ARISE is to support the Implementation of key regional integration initiatives priorities in the Master Plan for ASEAN Connectivity, to build the ASEAN single market and production base.

Support will be given to a variety of ASEAN bodies that include the ASEAN Secretariat, the Comittee of Permanent Representatives and bodies such as the Coordinating Commitee on ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement, the Coordinating Comittee on Costums, the Coordinating Comittee on Standards and Quality, working under the purview of the ASEAN Senior Economic Officials Meeting, the ASEAN Economic Ministers Meeting, the ASEAN Finance Ministers Meeting.

ARISE presented findings on the comparison exercise and the analysis of commonalities in relation to the basic transit data model. The Workshop discussed data matches and non-matches between the existing data requirements of the ACTS Pilot AMS and in reviewed non-matching data elements, gave individual AMS the opportunity to explain the function of their proposed data elements and need to retain. After discussion and with Workshop approval, the ?non-matching � lists were reviewed and edited by deleting individual national data elements where a common need was not recognized. The outcomes of the Workshop were subsequently reported to the ACTS Sub-Working Group Meeting.