• Customs Research and Applications Journal
    Vol 1 No 1 (2019)

    A foreword from the Editor

    Editorial

    Welcome to the inaugural issue of Customs Research and Application Journal (CRAJ): a peer-reviewed international journal of scholarly and applied work. With its broad scope bridging (yet not limited to) the work of border administration society or customs professionals, private sector related with customs, academic and researchers. The journal is dedicated for enhancing research in several areas, namely, border management, IT management system, human resources development, international trade, government public policy and regulation, logistic, port administration, maritime security and illicit trade, trade facilitation, excise duty, taxation, foreign exchange and fiscal policy.

    The inaugural issue includes broad topics including customs’ best practices of trade facilitation, namely: customs advance ruling, free trade agreement, bonded logistic centre, and import relaxation for export purposes. This issue also emphasizes on excise duty and policies implemented in ASEAN, including revenue impact of new type of excised goods such as e-cigarette. In addition, current issue on WTO moratorium of duty imposed on digital goods is also discussed in a perspective on imposing import duty on digital goods in Indonesia.

    Using the journal inauguration as an occasion, I would like to thank many people who created the opportunity for the journal to be born and who made it happen. The list includes all current Editorial Team and Associate Editors: Prof. Wieslaw Czyzowicz Ph.D, Warsaw School of Economics of Poland, Prof. Dr. Andrew Grainger, Honorary Associate Professor, University of Nottingham UK, Prof. Cristiano Morini, Ph.D., University of Campinas, Brasil, Dr. Amrie Firmansyah, Polytechnic of State Finance STAN Indonesia, Akhmad Solikin, Ph.D, Polytechnic of State Finance STAN Indonesia, Dicky Hadi Pratama, Ph.D., Directorate General of Customs and Excise, Indonesia, and Doddy Setiawan, Ph.D., Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia.

    Dr. Agung Budilaksono, Polytechnic of State Finance STAN, Indonesia.

  • Customs Research and Applications Journal
    Vol 2 No 1 (2020)

    A foreword from the Editor

    Editorial

    Welcome to the second issue of Customs Research and Application Journal (CRAJ): a peer-reviewed international journal of scholarly and applied work. With its broad scope bridging (yet not limited to) the work of border administration society or customs professionals, private sector related with customs, academic and researchers. The journal is dedicated for enhancing research in several areas, namely, border management, IT management system, human resources development, international trade, government public policy and regulation, logistic, port administration, maritime security and illicit trade, trade facilitation, excise duty, taxation, foreign exchange and fiscal policy.

    The second issue includes broad topics on customs’ practices from ASEAN and several Asia countries, namely Bangladesh, Indonesia and Thailand. The topics cover studies on the effect of non-preferential on rice productivity in ASEAN, effect of preferential tariff on Indonesia’s export, and ROO and origin procedures challenges in implementing CPTPP for Thailand. Other studies highlight the role of selectivity criteria for effective PCA in Bangladesh, and externality of MNC in bonded zone to local companies in Indonesia.

    In this second edition, I would like to thank experts and academics who created the opportunity for the journal to be issued. The list includes all current Editorial Team and Associate Editors: Doddy Setiawan, Ph.D., Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia, Dr. Muhammad Subhan Ishak, CMILT., Aff.M.ASCE., MLogM., King Abdulaziz University, Dr. Takashi Matsumoto, Japan Tariff Association, and Dr. Amrie Firmansyah, Polytechnic of State Finance STAN Indonesia.

     

    Akhmad Firdiansyah, Polytechnic of State Finance STAN, Indonesia.