Customs Updated:
31 Jul 2017

Latest Edition of WCO News

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) on 24 October published the 90th edition of WCO News, its flagship magazine aimed at the global Customs community, which provides a selection of informative articles that touch the international Customs and trade landscape.

This edition features a ‘Special Dossier’ on the 2019 WCO Council Sessions, with reflections on the areas of work identified by WCO members as a priority, as well as articles on the work accomplished by the Secretariat from July 2018 to June 2019.

In the ‘Panorama’ section, Botswana explains it migration to a new IT system to manage foreign trade operations, Lithuania shares its experience in controlling dual-use goods, and Russia presents a new tool aimed at encouraging companies to participate in building a better business environment.

In the ‘Point of View’ section, the WCO secretariat focuses on the security risks associated with e-commerce and the necessary measures that should be put in place to mitigate them, while Uganda Customs promotes the investment in leadership.

Story by: Riaan de Lange