29 April 2014, Putrajaya, Malaysia
The Royal Malaysian Customs Department in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized the Exit Conference on Customs Time Release Study (TRS), in Putrajaya, Malaysia on 29 April 2014. The conference was attended by about 130 participants from the Customs Department, the private sectors, and other government authorities. At the organizers invitation, Mr. Takayuki Miyoshi, CCF/Japan Operational Manager and Program Manager for South Asia joined the conference as a resource person.
The main objective of the Conference was the release by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department of the findings of their 2012 TRS, and an opportunity to hear feedback from all stakeholders, including the private sector and other government authorities. The plan for the next TRS was also released during the conference. In his presentation, Mr. Takayuki Miyoshi introduced the outline of the WCO and the ROCB A/P, the WCO initiatives for the implementation of WTO ATF, and the WCO TRS instrument and TRS agenda in the Asia Pacific. His presentation was well received by all the participants.