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VISUALLY VERSION
The 10th session of the Special Working Group for States-SCO Members Customs Cooperation took place in Khanty-Mansiysk

September, 17-18, 2008 the 10th meeting of the Special Working Group for States-SCO Members Customs Cooperation was held in Khanty-Mansiysk. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Russian, Chinese, Kazakhstan, Kirghiz Customs services, the Russian Customs Academy and the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. Head of the Special Working Group is Deputy Head of the Customs Cooperation Authority (Head of Customs Cooperation Authority is Vorontsov N. A.).

The important result of the meeting is the coordination of a protocol project on the exchange of information, concerning energy supply transporting control. The possibility of signing the protocol at the next session of the Government Heads of SCO Countries Council in case of finishing procedures of domestic coordination was also considered.

Besides, Customs Services of States-SCO members considered a project of cooperation agreement concerning intellectual property matters while transporting goods across customs borders of states-SCO members, developed by the State Customs Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. According to the Chinese proposal it is supposed that this question should be discussed by two parties, for example, Russia and China, after that it would be possible to organize discussion by all parties.

Moreover Customs Services discussed a project of cooperation agreement on training and professional development of customs officers.

It is decided to hold the next session of the Special Working Group in the first half of 2009. Venue and date will be agreed later.