Honduras: Customs Law Reform

Some of the reforms that Congress is studying refer to customs penalties and operation of the courts for Customs issues.

Friday, June 13, 2014

The National Federation of Honduran Customs Agents (Fenaduanah) outlined to the chairman of the National Congress what the industry needs are and legal changes required to improve competitiveness in the country's customs offices and expedite trade.

The Fenaduanah, according to an article on Proceso.hn, "... is concerned about the slow pace in customs offices because it impacts on the national economy, international trade is reduced, shortages are created, products are not delivered on time and costs rise because of delays and stays in ports."

"The president of the business organization, Raúl López, said the problems that were communicated to him were raised with the President of Congress who expressed his desire to help them make arrangements as required and work on these reforms."

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