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Meeting with JETRO


On 15 November 2016, the AEB Customs & Transport Committee held a joint round table on customs issues with JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) and JBC (Japanese Business Club). 

The event was co-moderated by Dmitry Cheltsov, Chairman of the AEB Customs & Transport Committee, reported about the Committee’s activities and Akihiro Okutake, Chairman of the JBC Customs Committee, presented the results of JBC’s survey on customs issues. Wilhelmina Shavshina, Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulation Practice, DLA Piper, spoke about customs authorities’ approaches to the requirements of HS codes classification and customs value adjustments. Yanina Tokadi, Business Development Manager, FM CUSTOMS, gave a presentation on customs value of the imported used goods. Julia Hertel, Head of Customs Department, IKEA, briefed the participants about turkish goods import complications. Yury Kiselev, Deputy GR Director, Renault Russia, reported on the advantages of authorsed economic operator status. The presentations were followed by a Q&A session.

L–R: Participants of the meeting