In view of the global health emergency situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat has published a “WCO Guidance on how to communicate during a crisis” to assist its Members in reacting to communication challenges posed by the global crisis.
European Commission adopted a regulation on 23 April 2020 which makes the exportation of certain products subject to the production of an export authorisation. The regulation entered into force on 26 April 2020 and it will be in force for a period of 30 days.
The Vice-Chair of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Europe Region, Mr. Safar Mehdiyev, the Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, attended the high-level video conference on 22 April 2020.
This month, Border Force has introduced a new process for prioritising checks on medical equipment to ensure it reaches the National Health Service (NHS) more quickly.
It is absolutely no secret that the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) spread has also affected the global trade. Even though there is no halt, international trade carries on its way within the frame of certain precautions and measures in the face of the disease.
Given the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the WCO Secretariat has postponed/arrenged new dates for the meetings in May at the WCO Headquarters.
Given the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, the WCO Secretariat has postponed upcoming meetings in April at the WCO Headquarters.
The upcoming 10th Meeting of the Regional Structures of the World Customs Organization Europe Region which was scheduled to be held at the Regional Training Center (RTC) of Leninskoe, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic from 31 March to 2 April 2020 has been postponed to a later date.