The WCO now has 175 Members

24 September 2009

Brussels, 24 September 2009
The WCO now has 175 Members

On 23 September 2009, São Tomé and Principe deposited with the Belgian Government its instrument of accession to the Convention establishing a Customs Cooperation Council.

The WCO is pleased to welcome São Tomé and Principe into the international Customs family.

São Tomé and Principe is a Portuguese-speaking country in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. It consists of two islands located about 140km apart.