Рубрика: WCO

WCO Sub Regional Passenger Controls Workshop — Jakarta Indonesia

The Directorate General of Customs and Excise of Indonesia (DGCE) and the WCO Asia/Pacific Security Project co-hosted a workshop in Jakarta from 16 to 19 October 2018, funded by the Government of Japan.  20 officers representing the Customs administrations of Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam attended the WCO Sub-regional Passenger Controls Workshop. The workshop was facilitated by the WCO Asia Pacific Security Project with assistance from United States Customs and Border Protection (US CBP) and Japan Customs.

10th TFA Working Group meeting agrees on its monitoring role for the future

The WCO Trade Facilitation Agreement Working Group (TFAWG) met for the tenth time on 22 and 23 October 2018. Delegates, representing Customs, other Border Agencies and Trade Ministries from WCO Members, Observers from several International Organizations, the Private Sector and Academia participated in the event. The Meeting was chaired by Mr. L. Satya Srinivas (India) who was elected from Vice-Chairperson to Chairperson, while Mr. Jonathan Page (Canada) was elected as Vice-Chairperson.

Customs-Tax cooperation highlighted at the Lisbon Tax Summit

At the invitation of the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya attended the Tax Summit on Digital Economy, jointly organized by the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT), IOTA and the Portuguese Tax and Customs Administration.  The event was held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 25 October 2018 and brought together Tax administrations from around 80 countries.

SAFE Working Group kicks off 2021 cycle with a futuristic agenda

The SAFE Working Group (SWG) met for the 20th time from 17 to 19 October 2018 at the WCO headquarters in Brussels. It brought together over 150 delegates from Customs administrations, partner government agencies, the Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG), international organizations and academia to discuss and develop collaborative solutions for enhancing supply chain security and efficiency.