ROCB A/P promoted the AEO program for the successful implementation of the WCO/UNODC Container Control Program (CCP)


 

 

4 December 2014, Hai Phong, Viet Nam

 

The ROCB A/P once again contributed to the successful opening of National Workshop on the WCO/UNODC Container Control Program (CCP). This time the workshop was held in Hai Phong, Viet Nam on 4 December 2014, by the UNODC Bangkok Office with the sponsorship of the United States and Canada. 


The UNODC has recently introduced the CCP in South East Asia region i.e. Thailand, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. This National Workshop was organized by the UNODC on the occasion of the national CCP implementation for Viet Nam for the purpose of promoting the AEO program, which is away to realize supply chain security and trade facilitation simultaneously.

The Workshop was attended by some 30 participants representing importers and exporters, Customs brokers, freight forwarders and Port Operatorbased in Viet Nam. 

Mr. Seung Kyoo Lee, Program Manager for East, Central and West Asia,made a presentation on the WCO SAFE Framework of Standards (FoS) to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade – Pillar 2 (Customs – Business Cooperation). His presentation focused on the practical way to secure supply chain logistics through the AEO program. He also covered several international instruments and guidelines to implement the AEO program, such as the Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC), SAFE FoS and WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation. His presentation concluded with an outline of the ROCB A/P’s activities for the promotion of the AEO program in the A/P Region such as the WCO Regional Workshop on the SAFE FoS and AEOs held on 5-9 January 2015 in New Delhi, India.
 

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