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Customs Cooperation in APEC: Strengthening Regional Cooperation

Cover_219_PSU_Customs Cooperation in APEC
Published Date August 2019
Type of Publication Reports
Publication Under APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit
Accessed 6351
Pages 9
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This policy brief explores APEC’s progress in implementing Article 12 of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), which contains measures on customs cooperation. A survey conducted by the APEC Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP), led by Chile and Russia, is included to supplement the analysis. The survey collects information from each member economy pertaining to: (i) existing agreements concerning cooperation and mutual administrative assistance in customs matters; (ii) kinds of information being exchanged; (iii) types of channels of communication; and (iv) scope of cooperation.