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IFCBA representatives were in Brussels this week for meetings of the WCO's eCommerce Working Group. While everyone is waiting to see the outcomes of the WCO's work, it is important to note that some jurisdictions are making their own moves with regard to the management of eCommerce shipments. The…
Eleventh WTO Ministerial Conference The Eleventh Ministerial Conference (MC11) took place from 10 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was chaired by Minister Susana Malcorra of Argentina. The Conference ended with a number of ministerial decisions, including on fisheries subsidies and…
Ricardo Treviño Chapa, the current Administrator General of Mexico Customs, was elected Deputy Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 14 December 2017. He will take up his post at the Secretariat on 1 January 2018. Before taking the lead at Mexico Customs in April 2015, Ricardo…
The IFCBA Secretariat is pleased to announce that Mr. Ge Jizhong, IFCBA Managing Director and local host of the IFCBA 2016 World Conference, has been elected as President of the Shanghai Customs Brokers Association. At the October 2017 meeting which was attended by hundreds of business…
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On November 9, 2017, World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretary General, Kunio Mikuriya announced the WCO’s annual theme for 2018. The IFCBA looks forward to continuing our work with the WCO as it further explores its critical role in economic development. Following is the official announcement from…
IFCBA members and others may have received the following email which was not issued by the IFCBA. Please do not open or respond to it. From: International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations [ mailto:nn@bto.com ] Sent: Friday, July 14, 2017 3:29 AM To: oete@oete.gr Subject: International…
Registration is now open for the IFCBA 2017 Seminar Series and Meetings, 28-29 August in Bangkok, Thailand. Click here to view the program details. It is very important that attendees book their hotel rooms as soon as possible through the following secure webpage. Our room block will not be…
The meeting of the WCO’s Private Sector Consultative Group was held on July 3-4 in Brussels, followed by a joint meeting with the WCO Policy Commission. The IFCBA delegation was composed of Carol West, IFCBA Secretary; Jaime King, IFCBA Past Chair and Mary Jo Muoio, IFCBA representative from the…