A foreword from the Editor
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.