ROCB A/P contributes to the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU) Workshop
30 May 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
At the invitation of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU), Dr. Tong Hua of the ROCB A/P, participated and contributed to the Workshop for State Post Bureau China on Belt and Road Initiative, which was held on 30 May 2018 at the Asian-Pacific Postal College in Bangkok, Thailand, as a guest speaker. 16 directors from the headquarters and different regional post bureaus of China Post participated in this Workshop.
At the Workshop, Dr. Tong made a presentation on Customs modernization and good practice as well as the overview of the WCO, including its capacity building activities in the A/P Region. He highlighted the WCO-UPU Cooperation mechanism and latest version of the WCO-UPU Postal Customs Guide. He also made a member profiles analysis of the ASEAN Customs Administrations in securing supply chain and facilitating legitimate trade from the perspective of the Belt and Road Initiative. Mr. Lin Hongliang, Director of the APPU complimented Dr. Tong’s contribution to the Workshop and made a suggestion for a possible joint research on the topic of Customs procedure reform and best practice for the postal traffic in the era of E-Commence.