Conventions and Agreements

Conventions sponsored or administered by the Customs Co-operation Council

Conventions

Name Status Contracting Parties
Convention establishing a Customs Co-operation Council [ar] ** [ru] Signed in Brussels on 15 December 1950, entered into force on 4 November 1952 SG0205E1a
International Convention on the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System [ar ]** [ru] Entered into force on 1 January 1988 NG0248E1a
Convention on Nomenclature for the classification of goods in Customs tariffs and Protocol of Amendment thereto Entered into force on 11 September 1959 NG0247E1a
Customs Convention on ECS carnets for commercial samples Entered into force on 3 October 1957 PG0134E1
Customs Convention on the temporary importation of packings Entered into force on 15 March 1962 PG0131E1
Customs Convention on the temporary importation of professional equipment Entered into force on 1 July 1962 PG0129E1
Customs Convention concerning facilities for the importation of goods for display or use at exhibitions, fairs, meetings or similar events Entered into force on 13 July 1962 PG0133E1
Customs Convention on the ATA carnet for the temporary admission of goods (ATA Convention) Entered into force on 30 July 1963 PG0233E1
Customs Convention concerning welfare material for seafarers Entered into force on 11 December 1965 PG0127E1
Customs Convention on the temporary importation of scientific equipment Entered into force on 5 September 1969 PG0128E1
Customs Convention on the temporary importation of pedagogic material Entered into force on 10 September 1971 PG0130E1
*Customs Convention on the international transit of goods (ITI Convention) Done on 7 June 1971 PG0132E1
International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures (Kyoto Convention) Entered into force on 25 September 1974 PG0248E1
International Convention on the simplification and harmonization of Customs procedures (Kyoto Convention) as amended Entered into force on 3 February 2006 PG0287E1
International Convention on mutual administrative assistance for the prevention, investigation and repression of Customs offences (Nairobi Convention) [ar] [ru] Entered into force on 21 May 1980 EG0019E1
*International Convention on mutual administrative assistance in Customs matters (Johannesburg Convention) [ar] Done on 27 June 2003 EG0014E1
Convention on Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention) [ar][pt][es][ru] Entered into force on 27 November 1993 PG0285E1
Customs Convention on Containers, 1972 [ar] Entered into force on 6 December 1975 PG0231E1
Convention on the Valuation of Goods for Customs Purposes (BDV) Entered into force on 28 July 1953 VG0021E1

* This Convention has not yet entered into force.

**WCO Instruments/Documents translated in Arabic by Saudi Customs

Agreements

Name

Status

WTO Agreement on Valuation Entered into force on 5 September 1969 List of WTO Members
WTO Agreement on Rules of Origin