The 32nd Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points Meeting was held in Brisbane, Australia on 14 -18 November 2022 in hybrid mode hosted by Asia Pacific Vice Chair. Mr. Norikazu KURAMOTO, the Head of the ROCB A/P together with Program Managers, Ms. Zhengqing YE and Ms. Sherman YU joined this meeting.
The third WCO/JICA Joint Sub-Regional Working Group Activity for Master Trainer Programme (MTP) on Customs Valuation and HS Classification for the Pacific Islands was held from 7 to 11 November 2022 in Suva, Fiji.
The 20th Meeting of Heads of WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Training Center was organized and hosted by ROCB A/P and RTC/ Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand on 2 – 3 November 2022.
The WCO Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Digital Forensics was held from 17 to 21 October 2022 in Perth, Australia, under the sponsorship of the Japan Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Japan).
At the invitation of RTC/Indonesia, Program Manager of the ROCB A/P, Ms Sherman YU, attended the ‘Workshop for Passenger Assessment for Asia/ Pacific Customs Administration Officers’ held in Bali, Indonesia on 2 – 8 October 2022.
At the invitation of the of Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for Asia and the Pacific (RILO A/P), Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, Head of ROCB A/P participated in 33rd Administrative Meeting for National Contact Points of Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for Asia and the Pacific (RILO A/P NCP Meeting) which was held in hybrid mode on 27 – 29 September 2022.
The WCO and the UNESCAP organized the 5th UNNExT Masterclass: Facilitating Cross-border Paperless Trade using emerging technologies from 19 to 28 September 2022 in Seoul, Korea, in cooperation with the ROCB A/P and the Korea Customs Service under the financial support of Customs Cooperation Fund of Korea (CCF/Korea).
At the invitation of Mr. Patchara Anuntasilpa, the Director-General of Thai Customs Department, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, the Head of ROCB A/P and his colleagues attended the Opening Ceremony of the RTC Thailand.
At the invitation of Mr. Anuntasilpa Patchara, the Director-General of Thai Customs Department, Mr. Norikazu Kuramoto, the Head of ROCB A/P and his colleagues attended the virtual signing ceremony for establishment of the RTC Thailand.
The ROCB A/P have a fruitful and constructive meeting with the Regional Intelligence Liaison Office for the Asia/Pacific region (RILO A/P) for further close cooperation in supporting Asia Pacific Members in this fiscal year as the same regional body of WCO in Asia Pacific region on 16 August 2022.