CT Strategies’ Allen Gina Leads Discussion with Heads of Mexican and Canadian Customs at WCO AEO Conference

Al Gina speaks at WCO 3rd Annual Authorized Economic Operator Conference
Al Gina speaks at WCO 3rd Annual Authorized Economic Operator Conference in Cancun, Mexico.

The World Customs Organization (WCO) held its 3rd annual Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Conference in Cancun from May 11th-13th. The conference brought together Customs and Trade Officials; private sector supply chain managers; and legal advisors from around the world to share best practices and discuss ongoing progress with their respective AEO trusted trader programs. WCO Secretary General, Kunio Mikuriya, promoted the global expansion of of AEO programs and Mutual Recognition Arrangements

One all-attendee panel discussion on “How AEO Can Benefit from Digital Customs” was moderated by Mr. Gina and included Mr. Ricardo Trevino Chapa, Director General of Mexican Customs, Tax and Administration Service of Mexico; Linda Lizotte-MacPherson, President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA); high level Customs officials from the Dominican Republic and India; and Mr. Martin Rojas, of the International Road Transport Union.

Officials discussed how their respective countries, at different points of development, were using technology advancements such as automation, data analytics, and single window trade processing to build the capacity of their customs, border management, and revenue collection services.

​Read here for more information on the 3rd Annual WCO AEO Conference

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