Cotecna is one of the world’s leading trade inspection, trade security and trade certification companies, operating in close to 100 countries.
Established in Switzerland in 1974, the company was born out of an entrepreneurial spirit, with the founder of Cotecna responding to a need to develop professional inspection services in the Middle East.
It is this sense of entrepreneurialism and innovation, plus a continuing first-hand understanding of developing economies, which has enabled Cotecna to become the leading global trade facilitation and trade security solution providers we are today
Our key strength is the ability to tailor solutions to specific needs, and we treat each client, whether governmental or commercial, as a distinct entity with unique requirements.
We operate with the understanding that ‘the client’s fate is our fate’ and every service we provide is conducted with a meticulous attention to detail.
Our comprehensive range of inspection service solutions to governments and private commerce includes:
Inspection of goods prior to shipment and at destination;
Verification and certification of quality standards;
Valuation and tariff code classification of any kind of tradable product;
Business process audits to verify compliance with trade regulations;
Transit monitoring & cargo tracking; and
Security solutions to protect trade activities from terrorist and criminal acts.