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1st WCO Accreditation Workshop on Customs Laboratories held

The WCO organized its first Accreditation Workshop for Technical and Operational Advisors on Customs Laboratory Matters from 23 to 27 October at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels, with the support of CCF/Japan. Twelve pre-selected candidates from the Customs Laboratories of Argentina, China, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Pakistan, Russia Federation, Sudan and Turkey participated in the programme.

The Private Sector Consultative Group meets at the WCO Headquarters

The Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) met for the 41st time on 23 and 24 October 2017 at the WCO Headquarters. The meeting was chaired by John Mein from PROCOMEX, and Mr. Jaime King from IFCBA was presented as the newly-elected Vice-Chair. The group greeted four new members: The Association of Professional Customs Brokers of the Americas (ASAPRA), Expeditors, Fédération Maritime de Côte d’ Ivoire (FEDERMAR), and the Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI). The meeting began with an orientation session for the new members by Ms Ana Hinojosa, WCO Director of Compliance and Facilitation.

WCO Working Group on ECommerce moves closer to providing new deliverables in the coming months

Close to 200 delegates attended the second meeting of the WCO Working Group on E-Commerce (WGEC), held at WCO headquarters in Brussels from 10 to 13 October 2017, with the aim of taking stock of the work done since the first meeting and moving forward in developing tools and instruments related to the management of growing cross-border transactions stemming from C-Commerce sales.