National Workshop on Customs Valuation in San Salvador, El Salvador, 9 - 10 March 2016

21 三月 2016

A National Workshop on Customs Valuation, organized jointly by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the National Customs of El Salvador with the support of CCF Japan, was held in San Salvador, El Salvador, from 9 to 10 March 2016.

The opening of the workshop was officiated by the Technical Division Chief, Mr. José Walter Meléndez Ramírez, who emphasized the evolution of El Salvador Customs and the efforts needed to have better trained officers in global topics such as Customs Valuation and Trade Facilitation.

During the Workshop a wide range of Valuation matters were addressed and the participants were thoroughly informed about the latest developments in the field. The work of the WCO Technical Committee on Customs Valuation was discussed and the latest instruments presented to the participants. Special attention was paid to the WCO Revenue Package.

In his closing address, Mr. Meléndez Ramírez thanked the WCO for its assistance in this successful capacity building mission.