The convention for the International Customs Co-operation
Council held in Kyoto in 1974 for the simplification
and harmonisation of national customs procedures.
On 25th of June 1999 the updated and restructured
International Convention on the simplification
and harmonisation of Customs Procedures (Kyoto
Convention) was unanimously adopted by 114 customs
This convention was restructured to deal with
computerised controls and to ensure better co-
operation between customs authorities mutually
and with trade in general.