World Customs Organization Conference of Authorized Economic Operators concludes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – World Customs Organization 5day The World AEO Conference ended after three days of lively discussions around the AEO plan. The conference was hosted virtually by Dubai Customs and the United Arab Emirates Federal Customs Service.
The event was titled “AEO 2.0: Towards a New Vision for Sustainable and Secure Trade” and brought together many trade experts to discuss supply chain security issues.
Since its inception in 2012, the OAS has become the gold standard for customs administration and private sector cooperation to promote trade. Particular emphasis is placed on the common choice of operators of the new economy and the integration of new technologies. Many experts say that due to the pandemic and its impact on the world, it is important to expand the AEO program to include operators in the new economy who have not been considered until now.
Dr. Kunio mitaniThe Secretary-General of the World Customs Organization said: “The Customs community is facing an unprecedented situation and must act quickly to support the global supply chain and ensure the continuous flow of relief supplies across borders. It is clear that the AEO program helps prevent a slowdown in the trading system.
As one of the many major events that had to be converted to virtual due to Covid restrictions, AEO 2.0 is perhaps one of the most successful events, with 3,905 registrations, 72 speakers and 22 events. from 150 countries combined.
Dubai Customs Director General HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih attributed the significant increase in transactions processed by Dubai Customs since the start of the pandemic to the AEO program. He said: “Dubai Customs will soon be aware of the many benefits the plan brings to the emirate.
“As a shopping center with a wide range of capacities and a unique positioning to penetrate the regional market, Dubai Every shipment can be traveling from one point to another in half the world, and we must lead by example by adopting standards and regulations that promote trade in all its aspects. “
The AEO meeting also specifically discussed cybersecurity threats and obstacles preventing program expansion due to differences in expertise, frameworks, infrastructure and capacities between countries.
General Customs Administration people from the Republic of China It has been announced that the next edition will be held in 2022, and the location and method have not yet been made public.
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Source: Dubai Customs