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PCFC integrates online services under

PCFC integrates online services under ABU DHABI, Oct 13, 2003 (WAM) --, the newly launched online portal, will help Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) customers save time and resources in processing transactions, as well as strengthen its e-government services, said officials. Dubbed a unique electronic service hub for Dubai's economy and commerce, in essence DubaiTrade will act as a nucleus that contributes towards the growth of Dubai and its entry into a digital economy by facilitating electronic services in the trade, maritime and transportation industry, according to reports in the UAE's dailies. The new portal combines all the services of myDPA, e-Mirsal, e-ATA and myJAFZA portal into a single bilingual portal. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, PCFC executive chairman, said: "We continuously invest in innovative technologies to simplify our clients' processes and make them more efficient, and DubaiTrade symbolises our mission of being at the frontline of electronic services. "This initiative is a continuous step of the vision of General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Minister of Defence, towards creating a pioneer hub in the new digital economic system." DubaiTrade will simplify the trade process for Dubai's commercial customers. It will bring a new concept of single access code to the customer base. Customers no longer have to memorise multiple access codes to process their documents online. The transparent process takes them through import or export of cargo. Registered users can view their invoices online and pay securely through bank transfer from their bank accounts such as National Bank of Dubai and HSBC. The end of the day accounting process becomes easier with end of day bill settlement done through the portal. The portal will highlight five services - Inquiry Services, Manifest and Cargo Handling Services, Cargo Clearance, Commercial Administration and Bill Presentment and Payment. In order to register, a company must be a registered customer at PCFC. Registration is free. All one need do is log onto and be guided step-by-step through the process. WAM-VV 12 29 CCCCQQE