REPUBLIC OF TURKEY

MINISTRY of CUSTOMS and TRADE

WCO Heads of Customs Conference of the Europe Region, held in Vienna from 19 to 21 April 2017.

WCO Heads of Customs Conference of the Europe Region was held in Vienna, Austria on 19 - 21 April, 2017 where the delegates from around 50 Members of the Europe Region were represented.

During the meeting, discussions were conducted specifically on the transit issues as well as the WCO’s current activities.

On behalf of the Ministry of Customs and Trade, contributions were delivered in line with the both of the transit regimes (TIR / NCTS) implemented in Turkey. Furthermore, a presentation was made as regards the accreditation process of the Dog Training Center of Turkey by the WCO. Thus, the accreditation process is expected to be finalized at the Council meeting, which will take place in July, 2017.

Therefore, the positive outcomes were raised by stressing the significance of such events.