Рубрика: WCO instruments




Dear friends and colleagues!

We continue the series of publications dedicated to the activities of the World Customs Organization (WCO, Organization). This time we bring to your attention an analytical review «International legal status of observers in the World Customs Organization». The author of the study is Sergei Mozer, Ph.D, Senior Researcher at the Research Institute of the Russian Customs Academy.

The WCO Environment Programme publishes a guide on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The WCO Environment Programme has published the “Frontline Customs Officers’ Guide to Key Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs)” on the Members’ website. The Guide, to be read in conjunction with the “Green Customs Guide on MEAs”, is intended to supply condensed information to frontline Customs officers on aspects related to key MEAs: the Basel Convention, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Cartagena Protocol, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Montreal Protocol.

WCO and Egmont Group Launch the Worldwide Distribution of the Customs-FIU Cooperation Handbook in Six Languages

The World Customs Organization (WCO and the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) are pleased to announce the translation and launch of the WCO and Egmont Group members’ version of the Customs – FIU Cooperation Handbook (CFCH) in four additional languages.  The CFCH has recently been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian.  The CFCH was conceptualized and created by experts from the WCO Anti-money Laundering and Counter-terrorism Financing Programme and the Egmont Group, to include the FIUs of Hungary, Germany and Denmark.  The CFCH was designed to serve as both a reference tool and a guide for all Customs services and FIUs in their daily effort to combat illicit financial flows touching upon the Customs arena.




С большим удовольствием представляем Вашему вниманию очередное исследование (руководство) «Правовые инструменты и средства Всемирной таможенной организации», в котором раскрываются актуальные вопросы функционирования Всемирной таможенной организации (ВТамО) в контексте создания и совершенствования современных правовых  инструментов таможенного регулирования. Автор руководства – Мозер Сергей, старший научный сотрудник Научно-исследовательского института Российской таможенной академии, которая является региональным учебным центром ВТамО.

Launch of WCO Trade Tools, a new online database for the Harmonized System, Origin and Valuation

The World Customs Organization (WCO) is proud to announce the release of its new online tool, www.wcotradetools.org, which compiles information to support international trade actors in the classification of goods and the determination of the corresponding Customs tariffs and taxes. This new database offers a single point of access to the Harmonized System, preferential Rules of Origin and Valuation, through a completely new, user-centric and ergonomic interface.

WCO publishes updated version of the Coordinated Border Management (CBM) Compendium

The latest version of the Coordinated Border Management (CBM) Compendium contains a number of new features and aims to comprehensively support Customs administrations, Cross-Border Regulatory Agencies (CBRAs) and international organizations in strengthening implementation of CBM in various fields.  The concept of CBM has existed for many years and refers to a coordinated approach by border control agencies, both domestic and international, in the context of seeking greater efficiencies in managing trade and travel flows, while maintaining a balance with compliance requirements.