The Automated System for Customs Data (ASYCUDA) is a computerized system designed by the UNCTAD to administer a country’s customs. In 2004 there were more than 50 operational project with expenditures exceeding 7 million US$. It is the largest technical cooperation programme of the UNCTAD covering over 80 countries and 4 regional projects.
ASYCUDA is a computerized customs management system which covers most foreign trade procedures. The system handles manifests and customs declarations, accounting procedures, transit and suspense procedures.