Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI), as the largest trade promotion organization of the country and advocator of Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative, wants to reduce cost of doing business and create a hassle free business environment. DCCI proposed to National Board of Revenue (NBR) its interest to undertake a project on Dhaka Customs House Automation (DCHA) under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in 2008 with an objective to reduce bureaucratic tangles and cumbersome process of paying taxes and at the same time increase revenue by ensuring transparency and accountability. The project will improve efficiency by better risk management, save time for each stakeholder, improve productivity, accountability and compliant to WCO definition by introducing world class IT infrastructure.
Having a commitment to reduce cost of doing business and ensuring hassle-free business transactions in Bangladesh, DCCI has successfully implemented Dhaka Customs House Automation Project as Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative. The commercial operation of the project was started on 01 June, 2011. DCCI believes that full commercial operation of the project will help reducing customs related hassles of the private sector.