In year 2017, global economic recovery has improved, and international trade has been further recovered accordingly. The World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) of 2017 3rd quarter reached 102.6, as the highest since April 2011. China 19th National Congress has also injected new impetus to economic development, and the economics structural reform has continued to push forward contributing a steady development to the domestic economy.
Looking forward to year 2018, there are still certain external risks and uncertainties, such as trade protectionism. How to accurately grasp and conform to the trend of global economic development and minimize the uncertainty in business is a crucial for all multinational companies.
In 2017, intensive reforms of China's customs operation were in progress, highlighted with the implementation of integrated customs clearance programme. With the establishment of the Risk Management Centres and Duty Collection & Supervision Centres, China customs reform has entered a new era. Where the further reform goes to for next is hot topic in 2018.
In this Seminar, our subject matter experts will share with you an update of the reform and measures that have been implemented, as well as an outlook of the key changes, risks and opportunities in the field of customs and international trade so that you may plan ahead for swift reaction to different situations. Highlights of the workshop include customs integrated clearance reform, 2018 tariff measures, AEO policy, development of e-commerce, etc.
Who should participate?
Anyone with responsibility for managing customs and international trade operations is welcomed. This may include heads of finance, tax, supply-chain, customs compliance, logistics, operation and import/ export managers.