EU4Digital Pilot for Cross-Border

December 17, 2020

During a virtual event held on 9 December, the EU4Digital Facility proposed its eDelivery pilot for cross-border sharing of invoice data between Ukraine and Poland

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The case, which provided a realistic look at the eDelivery pilot, was presented by EU4Digital Facility Deputy Team Leader Ruta Salvyte-Tamosiuniene, enabling the participants to imagine step by step how electronic invoices are shared through the eDelivery solution. The mechanism between two pilot countries, Ukraine and Poland, was discussed by EU4Digital senior experts Jonas Zalinkevicius and Risardas Bedulskis.

The eDelivery pilot was launched between Ukraine and Poland on 9 October, when uniform invoice data were successfully shared between four pre-selected importing and exporting companies.

The EU4Digital Facility has recently launched preparatory exercises to evaluate the inter-EaP scenario for eDelivery with Armenia and Ukraine, to pilot the functioning of the solution in the region. After a month of operation, Karen Martirosyan of the Armenian State Revenue Committee said that they also saw significant scope for the possible introduction of eDelivery for cross-border data sharing.

The pilot activity will be followed by recommendations from the EU4Digital Facility, focused on two main priorities: 1) rollout and scale – i.e., how countries can migrate from the test environment to full use of eDelivery; and 2) learn and reuse – i.e. how other Eastern partner countries could benefit from this pilot and adopt the same solution.

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