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The First Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference

The First Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conference was held February 9-10 in Beijing. The conference was co-organized by the World Customs Organization and China Customs with almost 2,000 participants from various regions of the world.  

IFCBA Secretary Carol West was asked to speak on one of the breakout panel sessions as a co-lead for the Trade Facilitation and Simplification sub-group of the WCO Working Group on E-Commerce. To listen to her comments, please click here

Ricardo Trevino Chapa Elected Deputy Secretary General of WCO

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.

WCO Meeting with the PSCG: IFCBA was there!

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 United States NCBFAA.