WCO Council committed to securing and promoting economic competitiveness
The following is from a 30 June 2012 press release by the World Customs Organization.
Heads of Customs administrations representing the 177 Members of the World Customs Organization (WCO) met in Brussels, Belgium from 28-30 June 2012 for the 119th/120th Sessions of the WCO Council, under the expert direction of Josephine Feehily, the Chair of the Council and Chairman of the Irish Customs and tax administration.
This year the Council, the Organization’s highest decision-making body, focused on a number of key issues, including evolving and emerging risks, supply chain security, trade facilitation, revenue assurance, Globally Networked Customs, the trade in illicit and dangerous goods, and most importantly, ensuring growth by securing and promoting economic competitiveness.
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