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CTT Update - Trade Facilitation on the wane?

The Fairfax media recently ran a series of stories which alleged that there was evidence of a level of corruption in the Australian Customs and Border Protection Services (“Customs”). 


The articles pointed to a number of Customs officers who had been dismissed over time as evidence of a systemic problem within Customs which was allowing the passage of illegal drugs and other contraband goods. The Federal Government seemingly agreed that there was an unacceptably high level of risk of corruption within Customs among other Government Agencies and has endorsed the introduction of “Integrity Testing” as a means to identify and eliminate corruption...

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