ROCB A/P participates in the UNESCAP Capacity Building Workshop on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation
20-23 March 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
At the invitation of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Paciﬁc (UNESCAP), Mr. Hong-Young Jo of the ROCB A/P attended the Capacity Building Workshop on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation: Implications of Emerging Technologies held from 20 to 23 March 2018 at the UN Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand. Approximately 80 representatives from private and public sectors, relevant international and government agencies participated in the Workshop.
The Workshop focused on the implication of emerging technologies, e.g. block chain, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, etc. At the special training session, Mr. Jo introduced the ROCB A/P’s main missions and WCO’s capacity building activities related to trade facilitation, and those pertinent contributions towards creation of an enabling paperless trade environment was mentioned by couples of speakers and the UNESCAP Secretariat.
This event provided the participants with a good knowledge-building opportunity on emerging technologies. Participants shared their perspectives on the opportunities of applying advanced Information and Communication Technologies and facilitating Single Window interoperability in advancing regional economic cooperation. The Workshop also discussed the possible way to overcome issues and challenges in trade data exchange.
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