Customs Income Increases in Honduras

Despite a fall in imports, with the new Automated system "Sarah", customs income rose 10% to 15%.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

During its first months of operation, the Honduran Automated Customs Rents System (SARAH, acronym in Spanish), was criticized by exporters and customs agencies, who complained of complications and difficulties using the system. publishes: "Inés Zablah, board member at the Commerce and Industries Chamber of Honduras, assured that Sarah implementation at customs has been better in the last weeks".

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