Joint Statement: EU Customs – Making a Difference in Modern Trade?


On 7 September 2016, FTA joined six leading trade associations at a special conference held at the World Customs Organisation in Brussels.  The conference, “EU Customs – Making a Difference in Modern Trade?”, was opened by Kunio Mikuriya (Secretary General of the WCO) and included a keynote speech by Pierre Moscovici (EU Commissioner for Customs). It was well attended by more than 150 stakeholders from various EU associations and institutions and government representatives. The two panels, consisting of high level EU Commission officials, EU member state officials, and customs experts, discussed the positive, and negative, aspects of the EU customs regime.

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