Shanghai Conference 2010
High-level International Customs Conference EU-China, 1 - 2 September 2010 in Shanghai
Reconciling trade facilitation objectives with the need to safeguard the security of citizens, protect intellectual property rights and combat illicit trade is a core issue in the relationship between the European Union and China in the area of customs. A high-level International Customs Conference has explored this challenge from various geographical and sectoral angles focusing on EU-China " Modern Customs: Building bridges to facilitate legitimate trade while protecting citizens". The event took place on 1 – 2 September in Shanghai.
As part of the European Union's presence at the World EXPO 2010 , the Conference was hosted by the European Commission's Taxation and Customs Union Directorate General , the European Anti-Fraud Office and the General Administration of Customs of China . The Conference brought together more than 240 policy makers and business leaders from China and Europe.
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