ADB and WCO discuss opportunities for enhanced cooperation

30 九月 2019

On 27 September 2019, the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Mr. Takehiko Nakao, visited WCO Headquarters in Brussels.

WCO Secretary General Kunio Mikuriya, welcomed him and highlighted the partnership between the ADB and the WCO stretching back many years.  This visit gave them a chance to discuss the respective Organizations’ current initiatives focusing on global trade and transport.

They also exchanged views on various topics of common interest including the world economy, development changes, sustainable development goals, international technology issues, regional integration, and the current trade environment. 

Finally, they reaffirmed their commitment to explore opportunities for further deepening collaboration between the ADB and the WCO.