The 4th International Webinar Series of Customs COLLAGE (Customs Collaboration Beyond the Edge) was successfully held by Indonesian Customs and Excise Training Center in collaboration with Directorate General of Customs and Excise, WCO Asia/Pacific Vice Chair, and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime on September 10, 2020. Up to 400 participants from more than 26 countries and organizations participated in this Webinar on “Escalating Threat from Transnational Organized Crime and How We Can Collaborate”.

On 12 August, Indonesia Customs and Excise Training Center in collaboration with ROCB A/P were successfully held the 2nd International Customs Webinar Series entitled “Customs Collage: Customs Collaboration beyond the Edge”. The topic of the webinar was “Capacity Building at the Turning Point: Challenge the Tradition or Embrace Transformation”.

On 15 July, the Directorate General of Customs and Excise (DGCE) of the Republic of Indonesia successfully held a virtual launching ceremony as Indonesia assuming Vice-Chairmanship of the WCO for the Asia Pacific Region. The virtual launching ceremony was attended by 420 participants not only Indonesia Customs Officials, but also distinguished guests from WCO Secretariat in Brussels, ROCB A/P, RILO A/P, International Organization, Customs Attaché, and Embassy in Jakarta.


Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri  Anurag Singh Thakur has expressed confidence that with concerted efforts of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC), India would further improve its position in ranking for Ease of Doing Business. 

Bangladesh Customs has celebrated International Customs Day on 26 January, 2020 with great festivity as elsewhere around the world. National Board of Revenue (NBR) undertook a wide range of programmes to celebrate the day in a befitting manner.

The Financial Secretary, Mr Paul Chan (ninth right) and the Commissioner of Hong Kong Customs, Mr Hermes Tang (ninth left), together with directorate of Hong Kong Customs and other prominent guests, propose a toast to guests at the ICD 2020 reception.

Ten Singapore Customs officers who demonstrated commitment in their work towards the theme of “Customs fostering Sustainability for People, Prosperity and the Planet”, were awarded the World Customs Organisation Certificate of Merit on 22 Jan 2020