Food: More Agile Import Procedures

In Panama, a pilot plan by the Food Authority aims to simplify and expedite the process of importing food, grouping into a single sheet the notifications pertaining to a procedure.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The proposal put forward by the Panamanian Food Safety Authority (Aupsa), for now in a pilot phase, would replace the program that has been used since 2007. reports that "...With modernization, importers can simplify with one sheet the notifications pertaining to a procedure, thus reducing the volume of paper that was required before and also safeguard the environment."

Yuri Huerta Vásquez, administrator of Aupsa, explained that another of the benefits of the new system is that it can be linked to the upcoming online payment platform that the institution will be using."

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