Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee (SCC) will apply a "single window" principle during the border veterinary and phytosanitary inspections, SCC Chairman Safar Mehdiyev said at the first Baku International Conference on Food Security on May 17.
This will allow to eliminate artificial obstacles, help to carry out export-import operations based on modern requirements, as well as ensure efficiency of the appropriate procedures, and increase the throughput of the border checkpoints," Mehdiyev said.
The fisrt Baku International Conference on Food Security has today kicked off in Azerbaijan's capital city. The event is organized jointly with the World Bank.
During the conference, foreign and local experts discuss issues of supervision and certification of food products, combating low-quality products, safety issues and compliance with standards in factories and enterprises producing food products and other issues.
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