Seminar on Trade Facilitation and e-Governance

Daejeon and Seoul, Republic of Korea: 5-8 December 2005

Cosponsored by ADB, Korea Customs Service (KCS), National Tax Service (NTS), Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), and Korea IT Industry Promotion Agency (KIPA), the seminar aimed to

  • share Republic of Korea’s e-governance solutions and best practices, and
  • promote cooperation between customs and tax administration agencies through information and communications technology.

The seminar highlighted the experience of the Republic of Korea in delivering e-government services and its application in trade facilitation and key public administration reforms specifically in customs automation, logistics and tax administration modernization.

The seminar is one of the continuing initiatives to support CAREC participating countries in their long-term goal of integrating customs and tax services through information and communications technology, which is one of the priority areas under the Trade Facilitation and Customs Cooperation Program.



© Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) 2009