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Regional meeting of World Customs Organisation held in Jaipur

 

 

Regional meeting of World Customs Organisation held in Jaipur: Details, Agenda, Highlights

28th Regional meeting of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) was held in the capital city of Rajasthan Jaipur. It is a four-day meet scheduled to be held from 14th November to 17th November 2018.  

WCO Regional Meeting was attended by representatives of 33 member countries of Asia. The meeting was jointly chaired by WCO Deputy Secretary General Ricardo Travino and Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Chairman S Ramesh.

WCO Regional Meeting deliberated upon various issues including the steps required for the capacity building and reforms in customs.

WCO Regional Meeting also discussed and deliberated upon amended Kyoto protocol, digital customs, e-commerce among other issues. Summary of various efforts made by the National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC) for trade facilitation was also tabled in the meeting.

World Customs Organisation (WCO)

Formally Called: Customs Co-operation Council (CCC)

Established: 26 January 1952 

Headquarter: Brussels, Belgium

Deputy Secretary-General: Ricardo Travino 

Secretary-General: Kunio Mikuriya (2018)

 


 

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