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Newsletter - Volume III



Iraq’s accession to the United Nations TIR Convention will boost trade and growth in the Middle East


Iraq’s has become the 78th contacting party to the TIR Convention. All its neighbours: the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, the Syrian Arab Republic, Saudi Arabia and Türkiye, are also contracting parties, opening up perspectives for more efficient and secure flow of goods across the region, connecting with markets across all of Europe, Asia – including India, Pakistan  and China – and beyond....More

UNECE released 2 mobile apps - eTIR Customs & eTIR Holders – on Google Play & Apple store

eTIR Customs Holders

UNECE has released two mobileapps on Google Play and Apple store to facilitate access to information and customs procedures under the Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention). The mobile apps - eTIR Customs and eTIR Holders - are currently available in 21 languages and provide information regarding TIR Carnet holder status, nearby customs offices, and national association contact information, and even customs sealings and stamps for customs officers....More

Access eTIR Customs and eTIR Holders mobile apps can be found below:

Watch our videos explaining the use of the eTIR mobile apps to customs officials and TIR Carnet holders: eTIR Customs app introduction - YouTube and eTIR Holder mobile app introduction - YouTube.

If you have any questions, kindly contact the TIR Secretariat support team at itdb[at]


WP.30/AC.2/TIB - Technical Implementation Body (4th session)

6-7 June 2023


WP.30 - Working Party on Customs Questions affecting Transport (163rd session)

8 (full day) and 9 June 2023 (12 a.m.-1 p.m.)


WP.30/AC.2 - TIR Administrative Committee (80th session)

9 June 2023 (10 a.m.-12 a.m.)