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1. An official pass or permit, especially one for crossing national boundaries.
2. A book of postage stamps.

[French, notebook, carnet, from Old French quernet, pocket notebook, from quaer, quire; see quire1.]
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1. (Law)
a. a customs licence authorizing the temporary importation of a motor vehicle
b. an official document permitting motorists to cross certain frontiers
2. a book of tickets, travel coupons, etc
[French: notebook, from Old French quernet, ultimately from Latin quaternī four at a time; see quire1]
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Since the inception of the ATA Carnet system in 2011, Dubai Chamber was appointed by the Federal Customs Authority and the Federation of UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry as the national guaranteeing and issuing agency of the ATA Carnets.
"ATA Carnets cover almost everything -- commercial samples, professional equipment, and goods for use at trade fairs, shows and exhibitions," the DCCI official said.
It reduces transport costs by minimising formalities and delays through the use of standardised inspection methods, and international customs documents known as Carnets, which are issued on behalf of the International Road Transport Union (IRU).
BCCI will be hosting the two-day Implementation Workshop on September 24 and 25 on ATA Carnets. The ATA Carnets, the so-called passport for goods, is an international customs document, that facilitates the temporary admission of goods into other countries without the need for normal customs procedures.
After Bahrain became a signatory to the 'Istanbul Convention" on Temporary Movement of Commercial Goods in 2012, BCCI has been appointed as the National Guaranteeing and Issuing Organization of ATA Carnets said Eng.
Reprise de l'activite, carnets de commande regarnis, retour des benefices: la sombre page de la crise semble tournee pour la plupart des grands groupes francais, dont les resultats financiers se redressent, mais la prudence reste de mise face aux incertitudes economiques.
Over the same period, the number of ATA Carnets issued and received grew 15.3 per cent to reach 2,439, while the value of goods for issued and received ATA Carnets rose 64.9 per cent y-o-y to Dh1.83 billion ($498.20 million).
A total of 78 ATA Carnets were issued by Chamber in the first four months of 2019, accounting for a 32.2 per cent growth rate compared to the same period in 2018, while the value of good covered by these documents surged 107.1 per cent to Dh53.5 million ($14.57 million) over the same period.
27/2018, ratifying the Sultanate's joining the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods Under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention) of 14 November 1975.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Monday issued Royal Decree 27/2018 ratifying Oman joining the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods Under Cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention) of 14 November 1975.
ATA Carnets cover everything from commercial samples and professional equipment to good that will be used for trade fairs, shows, exhibitions and events.