▲ Up
 
16:38 29-03-2015
MAIN Russian
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
OSCE, Swiss Customs support Kyrgyz Customs Service in assessing its risk management system

Bishkek (AKIpress) - OSCE_sign Representatives of Switzerland’s Federal Customs Administration of (FCA) started a two-week official visit to Bishkek on August 14, with the support of the OSCE to examine the functioning of the risk management system of the State Customs Service of the Kyrgyz Republic.Heinz Widmer, Head of FCA Customs House Zurich-Airport, and Patrick Moraz, Senior Internal Auditor of the FCA General Directorate in Bern, were invited by the State Customs Service in co-operation with the OSCE Centre in Bishkek as part of the Centre’s project on building the capacity of customs officers from Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan.

“The OSCE Centre in Bishkek is strongly committed to strengthening the work of Kyrgyz Customs,” said Yulia Minaeva, Senior Economic and Environmental Officer at the OSCE Centre in Bishkek. “This visit of our Swiss Customs colleagues aimed at improving the risk management system of Kyrgyz Customs, with the added bonus of trade facilitation, is an important step.”

Andrea Canonica, Head of International Affairs Department at the FCA, said: “Co-operation between the Federal Customs Administration of Switzerland and the OSCE has a long-lasting tradition. Both the FCA and the OSCE took the opportunity of the 2014 Swiss OSCE Chairmanship to intensify their bonds and provide technical assistance to the Kyrgyz Customs service.”

The first visit of the FCA was in September 2013, during which parties discussed bilateral ties and identified possible ways of co-operation. In July 2014, the Federal Customs Administration of Switzerland and the Kyrgyz State Customs Service reached an agreement on the delivery of a three-week training course in September and October 2014 for seven instructors of the Kyrgyz Customs on applying the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (also known as the "Harmonized System"), an internationally standardized system of names and numbers to classify traded products.


Twitterfacebookprint
09:05 18.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
11:47 Kyrgyz Ombudsman, Russian human rights expert discuss protection of labor migrants11:32 Vice PM for Security, High Commissioner for Human Rights discuss reforms in Kyrgyzstan11:21 National Guard of Kyrgyzstan, General Command of Gendarmerie of Turkey sign protocol on bilateral relations11:10 Upper Naryn Cascade HPPs, Kambar-Ata – 1 to be built for sure – Russian Ambassador10:59 Kyrgyzstan attaches great importance to developing friendly relations with Kazakhstan – Speaker10:46 Presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Switzerland discuss prospects of further cooperation10:36 Kyrgyz journalists participate in conference on security media in Serbia10:24 UNHCR ready to consider return of ethnic Kyrgyz living in Pamirs of Afghanistan10:12 Total volume of EEU public procurement makes $280 bln – expert10:04 Russian government not to reduce donor aid for Kyrgyzstan – Ambassador17:27 International community urges Kyrgyzstan to revise bills on foreign agents and LGBT propaganda17:23 China, Kazakhstan set to enhance cooperation through silk road initiative17:18 Kazakhstan promises fair elections to be held17:14 Black ice forecasted for most regions of Kazakhstan17:09 Russia’s Ivanovo regions suggests cooperation to Tajikistan17:03 Tajik Foreign Minister holds talks with UN Secretary General16:59 Tajikistan to make every effort to evacuate its citizens from Yemen, Foreign Ministry claims16:53 Turkmenistan, OSCE discuss energy security16:51 Ukraine wants Turkmeninstan to resume gas supplies16:47 Turkmen President receives Chairman of National Assembly of Belarus
Astana
-10° C
Ashgabat
+15° C
Bishkek
+6° C
Dushanbe
+11° C
Tashkent
+10° C
exchange rates
 
69.14
63.90
10.28
1.11
200.64
185.50
29.85
3.22
6.21
5.75
0.92
0.10
2642.45
2484.15
400.29
41.38
3.81
3.50
0.56
0.06

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2015. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75