WCO Current Affairs, GK & News

World Customs Organization recognised HS Code for India’s Signature Fabrics-A Boost for Khadi Exports

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has allocated separate HS code for signature fabric of India. HS stands for Harmonized System and was developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO). The code is used by customs officers to clear commodities entering or crossing international border. HS Code It is a multi purpose International Nomenclature that ..

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Kochi hosts World Customs Organisation (WCO) regional custom heads meeting

The meeting of the Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) is being organized by Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) in Kochi from 08th to 10th May, 2019. India is hosting this meeting in its capacity as Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific region ..

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Mumbai venue of 80th Session of Policy Commission of World Customs Organization (WCO)

On 3rd December 2018, the 80th Session of the Policy Commission of the World Customs Organization (WCO) was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra . The Session is being organized by the WCO and hosted by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), India. The Indian delegation was headed by CBIC Chairman, S Ramesh. The ..

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India becomes Vice-Chair (Regional Head) of Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation (WCO)

India has become the Vice-Chair (Regional Head) of the Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years, from July 2018 to June 2020. According to a Finance Ministry release, the position will enable India to take on leadership role of Asia Pacific Region of the organization. The WCO has ..

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