Involved parties

The transformation of the FOCBS involves an active and close collaboration with numerous partner organisations and stakeholder groups:

  • 6 regional information events for representatives from the business community and the cantonal authorities to coincide with the initiation of the consultation on the total revision of the Customs Act

  • 13 meetings were held with the business advisory group and 12 working groups were set up for stakeholders

  • 40 coordination meetings were organised with the customs authorities of neighbouring states and the EU's Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD)

  • 50 meetings were held with staff associations

  • 90 information events were held in three languages for FOCBS managers and staff

  • 118 comments comprising 1'663 pages were drafted during the consultation on the total revision of the Customs Act

  • More than 250 technical questions from external software developers were answered (software development working group)

  • More than 1'200 staff enquiries about various aspects of the transformation were answered via the intranet

As at 30.06.2022