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Glossary

Border control post (BCP)

Border Control Post (BCP) is a designated facility located at international borders where customs and other regulatory authorities carry out inspections and checks on goods entering or leaving a country.

These posts are crucial for enforcing import and export regulations, ensuring compliance with trade agreements, and safeguarding public health, safety, and security.

At a Border Control Post, various inspections may take place, including checks on the quality, quantity, and documentation of goods, as well as examinations for compliance with sanitary and phytosanitary standards.

Additionally, customs officials may conduct inspections for the detection of prohibited or restricted items, such as drugs, weapons, and hazardous materials.

Border Control Posts play a vital role in facilitating the smooth flow of goods across international borders while protecting the interests of both the importing and exporting countries.

By conducting thorough inspections and checks, these posts help prevent the entry of unsafe or illegal goods, ensure fair trade practices, and maintain the integrity of the global supply chain.

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