ASEAN Single Window

Symposium on Single Window Looks to Raise Awareness and Enhance Trade Efficiency in ASEAN

Friday, 01 April 2016.

As live implementation of the ASW at the end of 2015 required significant participation by all stakeholders, on November 16, 2015, USAID and ASEAN convened a Symposium in Singapore on the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) and National Single Windows (NSWs) bringing together officials from ASEAN Member States and private sector stakeholders to review the status of the development of the ASW and identify how it can be improved and expanded after it is launched at the end of 2015. 

Competent Single Window Operators, Key in Efficient Trade and Competitiveness

Friday, 01 April 2016.

To prepare the ASEAN Member States (AMS) for the live operation of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW), the USAID-funded ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (US-ACTI) project organized a workshop on ASW Gateway Operations in Singapore on 16-17 March, 2016.

ASEAN builds Capacity in Strategic Trade Management

Tuesday, 01 October 2013.

Bandung, Indonesia – Over the last two weeks, Customs and other government officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) participated in two week-long training courses focused on building the capacity of ASEAN Member States (AMS) in strategic trade management (STM). Each week-long event provided the opportunity for government officials from a range of agencies involved in trade to understand best practices in STM and how these overlap with trade facilitation initiatives, such as single windows. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored this event in partnership with ASEAN.


Sunday, 28 April 2013.

Seven ASEAN Member States have successfully tested the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) architecture in the electronic exchange of intra-ASEAN Preferential Certificates of Origin (ATIGA Form D) and ASEAN Customs Declaration Document (ACDD) data on a test basis. When fully implemented, the ASW, where National Single Windows (NSWs) of Member States integrate and operate, would not only aim to dramatically reduce the time needed to process import and export documents, but also allow businesses to operate more efficiently.


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