1-)OFFICIAL DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO THE ACTS NO. 5018 AND 5436
2-) MAJOR WORKS CONDUCTED BY THE STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
a) Strategic Planning:
The Ministry of Customs and Trade has completed the preparatory work for 2013-2017 Strategic Plan and has accordingly published this Plan. The Strategic Plan adopts the principles of “strategic management conception” and “good governance”.
The primary strategic goals are determined within the framework of the plan:
Improving the policies related with customs and trade.
Safety and consumer protection for consumer products.
Procedures on international goods, vehicle and passenger movements.
Regulation and supervision of corporations, cooperatives, tradesmen and craftsmen.
Institutional change and development.
b) Impact Analysis:
In 2013-2017 Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Customs and Trade (MoCT),
“Improving institutional capacity making for impact analysis” was targeted under the title of “Developing Custom and Trade Policies”.
In this sense;
New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) Project and Consumers’ Mobile Application (e-Consumer) Project were designed in 2014 for pilot evaluation process.
“Impact Assessment Team” was set up at MoCT.
The team was trained by a consultant firm.
c) Customs and Trade Council:
Customs and Trade Council is planned as a consulting body which aims at contributing to customs and trade policies through participation of all stakeholders.
The Council is composed of two organs:the General Assembly and Executive Board. The Council is composed of 65 members and convenes annually.
The first General Assembly meeting was held on 13th of May,2015.
d) The Coordination Council For The Improvement Of Investment Environment:
The Council is a key structure where private sector contributing to the process of improving investment climate.
The Council aims to:
rationalize the regulations on investments
develop policies; and
generate solutions to overcome administrative barriers
The Council conducts its agenda through 10 Technical Committees.
In June 2015-June 2016, the Ministry is to participate into 5 actions within the context of the Council’s action plan as a responsible institution and into 9 actions as the relevant institution.
e) Action Plan Of Strategy For Fight Against The Informal Economy
Action Plan of Strategy for Fight against the Informal Economy (2008-2010) was prepared to to assess the economic activities and economic size in terms of employment and national income.
The Program of Reducing Informal Economy (2014-2018) included within the Primary Transformation Programs of Tenth Development Plan was announced by Revenue Administration. In the Action Plan, the Ministry of Customs and Trade is to participate in 6 actions as the responsible institution and 21 actions as relevant institution.
MINISTRY OF CUSTOMS AND TRADE
Department of Strategy Development
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