Revenue & Customs Strengthen ties with Hong Kong Customs
The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue & Customs) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) referred to as Customs Co‐operative Arrangement (CCA) with Hong Kong Customs on Wednesday, 24th October, 2018.
The Revenue & Customs Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das and Commissioner of Customs and Excise, Mr. Hermes Tang signed the CCA at the Customs Headquarters Building in Hong Kong.
The MOU enables respective administrations to strengthen co-operation in the fight against transnational customs crimes by exchanging information.
“The aim of this MOU is to enhance cooperation with Hong Kong Customs in terms of trade facilitation and law enforcement,” Mr. Das said.
“Through this CCA, both Customs administrations will be able to share information to combat transnational crimes and facilitate legitimate trade,” Mr. Das said.
“We appreciate this opportunity and partnership with Hong Kong Customs to learn and improve Customs administration in Fiji,” he added.
Currently, Hong Kong Customs has signed Customs Co-operative Agreements/Arrangements with 25 customs administrations, consisting of the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China and 24 overseas customs administrations.