Customs Cooperation Committee Working Group Meeting

Almaty, Kazakhstan: 21-25 April 2003

The working groups of (i) Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures, chaired by the PRC customs authority; and (ii) Customs Control, Risk Management, and Information and Communication Technology Development, chaired by the Uzbekistan customs authority, aimed to develop and agree on detailed work programs, time-bound schedules, and specific institutional mechanisms for their operationalization.

The 5-day meeting consisted of 2 days of plenary sessions chaired by the heads of the PRC and Uzbekistan delegations, 2 days of breakout sessions facilitated by ADB staff and resource persons, and a concluding session on the last day for the heads of country delegations to finalize and endorse the draft work program. It was agreed that the work program would be immediately implemented and progress would be reported to the CCC at its second Meeting tentatively scheduled in early October.



Key Documents
Program | РУССКИЙ
Minutes of the Joint Working Groups Meeting and Proposed Work Program | РУССКИЙ
Opening Statement of Ms. Shamshad Akhtar, Deputy Director General, ADB | РУССКИЙ

Related Materials
Issues Paper: Regional Customs Cooperation for the East and Central Asian Region | РУССКИЙ
Issues Paper: Harmonisation and Simplification of Customs Documentation and Procedures | РУССКИЙ
Issues Paper: Development of Border Posts and Facilities | РУССКИЙ
Issues Paper: Simplified Transit System | РУССКИЙ
Issues Paper: Development of Risk Management and Post-Entry Audit Systems | РУССКИЙ

Photo Gallery

Opening Session

Shamshad Akhtar

Ying Qian with UZB, TKM, and TAJ Delegates

MON, PRC, and TAJ Delegates

Customs Cooperation Committee

Sophia Aisagaliyera
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