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The World Customs Organization (WCO) is organising a workshop on rules of origin from February 8 to 10, 2023, and is inviting you to take part in it. As regional integration continues to be a driving force, rules of origin remain a prominent feature of today’s international trading system. The…

January 26th is International Customs Day, recognized all over the world and especially at the World Customs Organization (WCO) in Brussels. On this day, the WCO will dedicate 2023 to “Nurturing the next generation: promoting a culture of knowledge-sharing and professional pride in Customs.” This is…

Dear IFCBA Members Today is the Chinese New Year. Happy Chinese New Year! According to Chinese custom, it is a day for family to reunite and praying for the New Year. Mr. Bai Fengchuan, Chairman of China Customs Brokers Association, wishes everyone good health and good luck for the New Year and…

The IFCBA shares best wishes with all our members and colleagues who will be celebrating the Lunar New Year this weekend. As you welcome the Chinese Year of the Rabbit, we wish you good health, success and prosperity in the months ahead!

Dear IFCBA Directors, Thank you again to representatives from IFCBA member associations for your contribution to our survey on the WCO’s Harmonized System of Tariff Classification (HS). Please click here for the survey results and we hope this will be a positive addition to the HS review. We had 164…

Following our successful conference in Singapore, we’re pleased to share the presentations that were made over the two days. The presentations are listed in the order that they occurred. Video greeting from Dr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General, World Customs Organization A global market…

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has published its report, the World Trade Statistical Review 2022. World Trade Statistical Review 2022 looks into the latest developments in world trade, with a detailed analysis of the most recent trends for trade in goods and services.

The IFCBA held a very successful conference last week in Singapore, welcoming customs brokers from 12 countries in Asia, North and South America, the Caribbean, and Africa, and celebrating the IFCBA’s 30th anniversary. A focus was on the World Customs Organization (WCO) study review of the…

Singapore’s strategic location at the heart of Southeast Asia; a nexus of major shipping routes, has made it an important logistic hub in the global supply chain. With a total of 53 berths and designed annual capacity of 50 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), Singapore is the world’s…