The 1st Customs Salon attracted attention from 25 countries
To promote trade and common prosperity along the “Belt and Road” countries, the Silk Road Cities Alliance (SRCA) and China Customs Brokers Association (CCBA) jointly organized "The 1st Customs Salon" on February 22. Mr. Zhu Gaozhang, President of the CCBA, business and customs officials, diplomats from 25 diplomatic missions based in Beijing attended this event.
Mr. Zhu Gaozhang, Former Customs Counsellor of the Chinese Mission to the EU, focused on the new policies and changes of China customs. He explained the general legislation of China customs, cross-border trade supervision, core provisions of laws and regulations, and introduced the structural adjustments, policy changes and impacts in recent years.
Dr. Xu Chen, Deputy Secretary General of CCBA and Executive Dean of the Academy of Open Economy Studies, introduced customs clearance process for foreign products entering China. He also answered the questions and exchanged ideas with foreign guests on the topics they concerned about, such as COVID-19 induced changes, import procedure of fresh food, update of the doing-business environment in China.
The Customs Salon is a non-profit platform jointly sponsored by the Silk Road Cities Alliance and China Customs Brokers Association, and voluntarily participated by officials of foreign embassies and consulates, foreign institutions and international import and export enterprises. The key aims of the Customs Salon shall be to explore the issues of "policy, trend and universality" in customs affairs, to strengthen Sino-foreign customs exchanges, to build a bridge for Sino-foreign trade facilitation. The Customs Salon will be held every two months to invite Chinese customs officials, experts and professional customs brokers to exchange views and insights with participants on issues of general concern. Besides, visits and exchanges to China's airports, ports and free trade zones will be organized. The secretariat of Customs Salon will also recommend qualified third party customs service companies.
Beijing Hotgen Biotech Co., Ltd displayed the latest Neutralizing Antibodies Test (Colloidal Gold). Thanks to China Tea King and CIFCO Health Care for sponsoring the event.
Silk Road Cities Alliance was initiated by Chinese and international public figures. It aims at promoting cooperation in various fields among cities lying along the “One Belt One Road” route by mobilizing, organizing and coordinating domestic and overseas social resources. In this way, these cities and people in them will be brought into the implementation of “the Belt and Road Initiative” to achieve joint development and prosperity.»