Fiji Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Programme
An increase in global trade raises security concerns for Customs administrations around the world as this high volume of trade creates a challenge for Customs Administrators in terms of the inspection of goods coming in (import) and going out (export) of the country.
The World Customs Organization (WCO) has designed standards to secure and to facilitate the ever growing flow of goods in the international commerce. In 2005,
the WCO developed that SAFE Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade such as the Authorised Economic Operators Programme (AEO).
Along with countries like Japan, China, Korea, New Zealand and Singapore, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (Revenue and Customs) as a Fiji Customs administration and Border agency initiating the AEO Pilot Programme on 1st June, 2018.