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Far Eastern customs officers had the meeting with customs brokers of Japan

The delegation of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan visited the Far Eastern Customs Administration (FECA). This is the first visit of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan in the Far East of Russia. It should be noted the high level of delegation - except the management of the Association, including the president of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan, Hiroshi Suzuki, it included the representatives of the units located in the cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Moji, Nagasaki, Sapporo, Okinawa that geographically covers all nine regional customs administrations of Japan. The delegation was accompanied by the representative of the Customs Service of the Russian Federation in Japan A.O. Sukhorukov.

The purpose of the delegation's visit is the acquaintance with the structure and the practices of the Russian customs authorities in the Far East, as well as consideration of issues of mutually beneficial trade between Russia and Japan. The representatives of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan regularly visit different countries with the aim of studying the experience of foreign customs authorities and enforcement of national legislation of the visited countries in the field of customs procedures.

The visit of the delegation of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan began from the Khabarovsk customs house. The Japanese businessmen met with the management of the Khabarovsk customs house, got acquainted with the work of the river checkpoint (Khabarovsk customs post), the Amur River Region customs post (the electronic declaration center), the customs post of the Khabarovsk Airport.

Then the delegation visited Vladivostok. The representatives of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan met with the management of the Vladivostok customs house, visited the Vladivostok Commercial Seaport, where they visited the container terminal and saw the work of the mobile inspection and examination complex, as well as got acquainted with the work of the customs post The Seaport of Vladivostok , the largest in the region of activity of FECA, the Vladivostok customs post (the electronic declaration center) and the customs post the Vladivostok Airport .

 

The Japanese businessmen met with the management of the Chamber of Commerce of Primorski Krai.

At the end of the visit, the delegation of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan met with the management of the FECA and Vladivostok Branch of the Russian Customs Academy. The meeting was attended by Sergei Pashko, the head of the Far Eastern Customs Administration, Yuri Bershtein, the first deputy head of the FECA on Customs Control, Elena Shushina, the deputy head of the FECA – the head of the Federal Customs Revenues Service, and Sergei Yeroshenko, the director of the Vladivostok Branch of the Russian Customs Academy.

Sergei Pashko, the head of the FECA, reported on the activities of the Far Eastern customs, including the perspective customs technologies, used by the customs authorities of the region (electronic declaration, preliminary information, remote release technologies), on the implementation of the Concept of customs clearance and customs control over goods in places, close to the state border of the Russian Federation. The information on goods turnover with Japan, as well as the practice of customs operations and the application of advanced customs technologies, especially the technology of remote release of goods, which is not applied by the Japanese Customs Service, attracted the great interest among the Japanese businessmen

Sergey Yeroshenko, the director of the Vladivostok Branch of the Russian Customs Academy, told about the practice of training of specialists in customs operations.

Summing up the work of the delegation of the Customs Brokers Association of Japan in the Far Eastern Customs Administration, both parties agreed that the visit was mutually beneficial, promoting the development of trade relations between Russia and Japan. It was noted that due to the fact that the Customs Brokers Association of Japan is a major transport and logistics operator of Japanese business and the mediator of the organization of customs clearance of the most of foreign trade, it is necessary to continue the practice of organizing such events, that will further strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation.