At the invitation of the General Administration of China Customs (GACC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), INCU Head of Secretariat, Dr Mikhail Kashubsky participated in the Single Windows Workshop held in Shanghai, China on 23 October 2015.
The workshop was attended by a number of international participants and many experts from Chinese administrations. International experts from around the world presented latest trends and experiences in developing Single Window and collaborative systems to improve competitiveness of cross border trade and increase regulatory compliance through better management of information. The Chinese experts analysed of the standards, tools and approaches used on the international level for application to the specific requirements of China international trade and developed a set of recommendations for the further development of the China Single Window.
The workshop noted good progress in China’s implementation of a Single Window and highlighted importance of China’s further cooperation with other countries and international organizations in paperless trade Single Window for promoting regional and global connectivity through paperless trade facilitation. The second day of the workshop included a visit to Shanghai Free Trade Zone and Yangshang Deepwater Port.