MISSION: MAKING CUSTOMS A

STRATEGIC COMPENENT FOR COMPETITIVENESS

 

ODASCE, the French International Trade Facilitation and Simplification Body, is an association of French law 1901, created in July of 1972 by executives from private industries with the backing of the French Directorate General for Customs and Excise. Odasce specializing in tax and customs issues.

 

ODASCE provides to its members :

 

- a place for reflection on the customs and fiscal aspects of trade;

 

- a place for meeting for the operational customs practitioner;

 

- a relevant place for training for your customs referent

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OUR OBJECTIVE:

 

We group and organize the opinions of French companies through its members in the field of foreign trade.

Our goal is to promote the simplification of trade procedures, trade facilitation and a maximum use of new technologies in both the public and private sectors.

The global objective being the reduction of costs for the private sector and an improved dialogue between administrations and businesses.

 

OUR MISSION:

 

Facilitate for our members the procedures of customs and tax aspects of international trade, to bring the solutions and pragmatic trainings orchestrated by a competent, efficient and professional team.

SAVE THE DATE

15TH European Customs Conference

 

 

CUSTOMS INSIDE THE COMPANY, AGILITY GARANTEED !

 

 

16-17 November 2017

Strasbourg Convention Center

 

TRAINING

INFORMATION

 

ODASCE is a French accreditated training organization. Since 1975, we have organised initial and on-going training on customs, taxes (VAT and excises), export control etc. so that companies could ensure trade compliance and optimize their operations by the use of legal facilitation tools.

More details on training courses on the French website.

 

We remain up to date on regulatory changes and innovations in international trade, specifically on customs matters and tax matters and communicate these changes to our members through “news flashes” via e-mail ; “Club Clé Douane”: periodic meetings/debates ; the European Customs Conferences of Odasce

PROPOSALS

REPRESENTATION AND NETWORKING

 

We brainstorm on how to improve French/European foreign trade and make proposals to the corresponding administrations. Several workshops have thus been created within ODASCE ( Customs policy ; Training ; “Preparing European Customs Conferences”)

ODASCE access and take part in workshops of the «Trade Contact Group (TCG) » of the European Commission through EUROPRO: « The group of Contacts with AEO provides a platform for this regular consultation of the representatives of operators having contacts and knowledges in the field of operation of the logistics processes (…).

The Commission consults the representatives on the matters related to a Customs policy of the European Union, in terms of both, its development as its implementation.

 

More than 150 companies are members of our association. We can thus expose in a single, strong voice the preoccupations of our members.

In addition, to pool the efforts of various member states, ODASCE have signed partnership agreements with the Europeans associations: EFA(Germany) and EVO(Netherlands). Objective: to facilitate companies' business working in the European Market in particular by an effort of harmonization of information and their diffusion.

Since 2004, ODASCE represent France within the group “EuroPROwhich groups associations in each Member State and works for the simplification of foreign trade formalities and takes part in various working groups of the European Commission. Our members thus have the possibility to give their opinions, suggestions, proposals

 

ODASCE is a member of the French Federation of professional training

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French qualification for training organizations since December 2012

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