According to the cabinet resolution on December 6, 2005, the establishment of National Single Window or the centralized national data linkage system is under the administration of the Thai Customs Department as the leading government agency. The cooperation of other relevant agencies involving in the import, export and logistics are important to achieve the ultimate goal of National Single Window implementation in order to strengthen the competitiveness on international trade.
Currently, the infrastructure of National Single Window system has been in place to support both national and international data linkage since October, 2011 officially. The government agencies and business communities are collaborating to conduct the permit and license-issuing procedure in order to purposefully facilitate the import, export and logistics.
Upon adopting the information technology for integration of the data linkage, the information is digitally exchanged in the relationships among government and business to serve for the purpose of paperless customs formalities. Thus, it benefits the acceleration, facilitation, reduction of cost, and time-consuming for the import-export process, Finally, Thailand’s overall economic outlook is equivalent to various countries.
The 37 relevant agencies have completed the data linkage which is categorized as given below.
32 agencies are having the data linkage electronically for the paperless customs procedures and the related logistics process, namely:
|1. The Thai Customs Department||2. Department of Industrial Works|
|3. Department of Mineral Resources||4. Department of Disease Control|
|5. Royal Forest Department||6. The Board of Investment of Thailand|
|7. Department of Medical Sciences||8. Office of The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission|
|9. Department of Primary Industries and Mines||10. Department of Mineral Fuels|
|11. Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation||12. Department of Land Transport|
|13. Defense Industry Department||14. Rubber Authority of Thailand|
|15. Port Authority of Thailand||16. Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand|
|17. Electrical and Electronics Institute||18. Office of The Cane and Sugar Board|
|19. National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards||20. Department of Internal Trade|
|21. Excise Department||22. Thai Industrial Standards Institute|
|23. Food and Drug Administration||24. Office of Atoms for Peace|
|25. Department of Energy Business||26. Fine Arts Department|
|27. Department of Fisheries||28. Department of Agriculture|
|29. Department of Provincial Administration||30. Department of Foreign trade|
|31. Department of Livestock Development||32. The Thai Chamber of Commerce and Board of Trade of Thailand|
4 agencies are having the data linkage electronically for the flight schedule or sea manifest, namely
|1. Marine Department||2. Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited|
|3. The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand||4. Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Limited|
1 agency is having the data linkage for the electronic payment regardless the import, export, and logistics, namely
|1. Social Security Office|