ADB and WCO in Authorized Economic Operator Bangladesh Workshop
17-19 Sep 2013
ADB, in cooperation with the World Customs Organization (WCO), participated in a national workshop on implementing an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program in Bangladesh.
The workshop achievements included:
- Development of a national action plan;
- Establishment of a national AEO Implementation Team; and
- Skills and knowledge transfer of AEO program requirements, benefits and criteria.
This three-day workshop funded and organized by ADB saw high-level participation by the Bangladesh National Board of Revenue and 26 customs officials, Commissioners and high-ranking officials, including representatives from the Chamber of Commerce, Clearing and Forwarding Agents, Customs Agents, the Port Authority, the Tariff Commission, and the business community.