News List

Compiled features on recent developments in regional cooperation and integration in the SASEC region.

June 2018

Ludhiana Customs Conducts AEO Camp

The Customs Commissionerate of Ludhiana held an Authorized Economic Operators’ (AEO) camp at the Customs House Sanhewal. Mr. AS Ranga, Customs Commissioner, reiterated the Government of India's commitment to implementation of the World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement. He discussed important features of the AEO scheme and details to remember in filing AEO applications. Representatives from different industries, and importers and exporters attended the event.

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Tags: Customs, India, WTO, Authorised Economic Operators, Trade Facilitation Agreement

January 2018

Ludhiana, India, Organizes Authorized Economic Operator Workshop

Customs Cummisionerate, Ludhiana, India, organized an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Workshop in Sanhewal on 12 January 2018. Around 100 importers, exporters, and logistics officers from Punjab attended the workshop conducted by Delhi Customs.

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Tags: , Authorised Economic Operators, Customs, Ease of Doing Business, India, Trade Facilitation Agreement, WTO

December 2017

Myanmar Launches Authorized Economic Operators Program

Myanmar Customs Department met with import and export companies, freight forwarders, and government departments to raise public awareness for its Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program, initiated in line with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Trade in Goods Agreement, the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement, and World Customs Organization international standards.

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Tags: ASEAN, Authorised Economic Operators, Customs, Myanmar, Trade Facilitation Agreement, WCO, WTO

March 2017

Commentary: Boosting Trade Facilitation in Services

A fast-rising information technology-enabled services (ITES) is opening global opportunities for the millions of Indian college graduates that enter the workforce every year. In this article, Mr. Pritam Banergee, Senior Director for Corporate Public Policy (South Asia), Deutsche Post DHL, discusses the need for India’s government and businesses to focus on trade policy reform that ensure markets remain open for the ITES sector.

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Tags: Authorised Economic Operators, ICT, India, Employment, Jobs, Services, South Asia, Tariffs, Technology, Trade Facilitation, Trade Facilitation Agreement, Trade Policy, WTO