During the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, to which the WCO Secretary General, Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, was invited as a Special Guest, the WCO and the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) of Argentina jointly organized a round table session on «E-Commerce: Game changer for Customs, Trade and Consumers» at the AFIP building on 11 December 2017.
INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION AND THE WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION
The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya, announced today that 2018 will be dedicated to strengthening the security of the business environment, with the slogan “A secure business environment for economic development.”
In connection with the modernization of the work of Customs, the Administration of Armenia hosted the WCO national Workshop on the practical implementation and application of the Harmonized System (HS) 2017. The main objectives were to address, in a comprehensive manner, the most essential aspects of this work and to assist the Armenia Customs Service with the uniform interpretation and application, and the timely implementation of the 2017 edition of the HS.
The Regional Workshop on Passenger Controls and Programme Global Shield was held from 16 to 18 October 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand as part of the WCO Security Project for South East Asia and the Pacific Islands. The event was organized by the WCO and co-hosted by the Thai Customs Department.
Таможенный кодекс Евразийского экономического союза (ЕАЭС) представят международному бизнесу и экспертам на площадке Всемирной таможенной организации (ВТамО). Возможность такой презентации одного из главных документов ЕАЭС обсудили член Коллегии (министр) по таможенному сотрудничеству Евразийской экономической комиссии (ЕЭК) Мукай Кадыркулов и генеральный секретарь ВТамО Кунио Микурия в ходе двусторонней встречи 1 ноября в Токио (Япония).
The 2017 edition of the Global Trade Development Week was organized in Dubai, from 30 October to 1 November 2017, under the patronage of the Ministry of Economy and in partnership with the Federal Customs Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The event was attended by representatives from Customs administrations, ministries of trade, international organizations and the private sector from various regions of the globe.
Today, the World Customs Organization (WCO) released the 2016 Illicit Trade Report, its flagship publication in which the Organization tries to quantify and map the situation concerning illicit markets in the following six key areas: Cultural Heritage; Drugs; Environment; IPR, Health…