The Ministry of Trade, Energy and Employment is today hosting a one-day training course in Customs and Trade Facilitation on Thursday, October 20, 2016 to enhance the ability of customs officers and other agencies to implement the CARIFORUM –EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
The one-day session came as a result of a Training Needs Assessment carried out in Customs and Trade Facilitation within the CARIFORUM countries.
During the course, participants will focus on customs valuation; customs tariff classification; post clearance audits; risk management; customs management; coordinated border management; and strategic trade control enforcement.
According to a release, this training session is also expected to facilitate enhanced professionalism and harmonization of Customs procedures within the CARIFORUM region; and is considered timely in light of both the EPA and the WTO agreements on Trade Facilitation.
The training program is being conducted by customs expert Mr. Claude Paul and is being held at the Garraway Hotel.
The Ministry of Trade, Energy and Employment will host another training program in Public Procurement by the end of this year.
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