April 28, 2014

CCES PhD Candidate Graduates

At the Graduation Ceremony this month one of our esteemed PhD Candidates, H.E. Dr Mohammed Abdullah Al Mehrezi, Director General of a Ras Al Khaimah Customs, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. His research topic was, “Effects of implementing a VAT collection system in the UAE as a whole and Ras Al Khaimah Emirate specifically”. Dr Al Mehrezi’s […]
October 22, 2013


Dr Andrew Grainger is a Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the University of Nottingham in the UK, member of the Management Committee of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU) and member of the World Customs Journal Editorial Board. Dr Grainger and his young family will be in Canberra until 22 November 2013. As part of his […]
October 22, 2013


The Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CCES) is undertaking a review of the emerging ‘Accredited Operator’ concept which, internationally and locally, is being espoused by a number of regulatory agencies in the form of ‘Authorised Economic Operator’ (AEO), ‘Regulated Shipper’, ‘Regulated Agent’, ‘Accredited Agent’, ‘Approved Exporter’, and ‘Registered Operator’ programs which have emerged as a result of international initiatives […]