Commissioner of Customs and Excise meets with Director General in Shanghai Customs District (with photos)

10 Aug 2023

The Commissioner of Customs and Excise, Ms Louise Ho, today (August 10) met with the Director General in Shanghai Customs District, Mr Gao Rongkun, in the Customs Headquarters Building to exchange views on expediting the development of Smart Customs and deepening the co-operation and exchanges in mutual training.

Ms Ho welcomed Mr Gao's visit to Hong Kong Customs with his delegation and chaired a meeting with the delegation of the Shanghai Customs. To fully enhance the scopes of mutual co-operation, the two Customs administrations explored multiple issues, including the fostering the implementation of the Smart Customs Blueprint and application of relevant technologies, expanding Shanghai-Hong Kong big data collaboration, and strengthening thematic training and exchanges of officers from both sides.

The delegation yesterday (August 9) visited the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Hong Kong Port to learn about the operation of passenger and cargo clearance of Hong Kong Customs. They will also tour the Customs Computer Forensic Laboratory in the Customs Headquarters Building, the Kwai Chung Custom House, as well as the West Kowloon Station of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link today and tomorrow.

Ends/Thursday, August 10, 2023

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