Tuesday, December 11 2018

July 15, 2018

India becomes the Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation

WCO will enable India to take on leadership role

India has become the Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation for a period of two years. The WCO has divided its Membership into six Regions. Each of the six Regions is represented by a regionally elected Vice Chairperson to the WCO Council.Being the Vice Chair of AP Region of WCO will enable India to take on leadership role. India is a wealth of experience inpromoting security and facilitation of cross border trade.

WCO represents 182 Customs administrations across the globe that collectively process approximately 98 percent of world trade. As the global centre of Customs expertise, the WCO is the only international organization with competence in Customs matters and can rightly call itself the voice of the international Customs community.