Hong Kong and Mongolia Customs sign co-operative arrangement (with photo)

20 Oct 2012

Hong Kong Customs today (October 20) signed a Customs Co-operative Arrangement (CCA) with the Customs General Administration of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

The Commissioner of Customs and Excise, Mr Clement Cheung, and the Director General of the Customs General Administration of Mongolia, Mr Tseveenjav Derjee, represented the two administrations at the signing ceremony.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Mr Cheung said the CCA signifies the mutual commitment and determination of the two administrations to enhance co-operation in combating transnational customs crimes.

The signing of the arrangement also marked the common wish of both administrations to co-operate more closely through mutual administrative assistance in various areas including the exchange of information and enforcement of customs laws.

Hong Kong Customs has so far signed CCAs with 18 counterparts.

Mr Cheung and the other delegates will visit the Federal Customs Service of Russia tomorrow in Moscow before returning to Hong Kong.

Ends/Saturday, October 20 2012

Previous Page