International Activities: Technical Cooperation
Customs Training Institute (CTI) conducts a variety of technical cooperation training courses (international training courses for the Customs officials of developing countries/areas in collaboration with the Customs and Tariff Bureau (CTB), Ministry of Finance, the regional Customs, etc.
WCO Asia/Pacific Regional Workshop on Risk-based Cargo Selectivity (September, 2013)
1.Type of Training Course for Foreign Customs Officials
Training courses are financed by the following implementing bodies :
- Bilateral assistance technical cooperation program(CTB)
- WCO Customs Cooperation Fund (CCF/Japan)
- Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
WCO/CCF Fellowship Programme (May, 2013)
Training Course for Capacity Building on
Preferential Rules of Origin
for Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam (Oct, 2013)
JICA Seminar on Customs Administration
2.History of international training courses
The training courses conducted by Japan Customs has been changed as follows
|1970||JICA programs started (JICA Seminar on Customs Administration)|
|1989||CCF/JAPAN program started (enforcement, classification, chemical analysis and course)|
|1996||Bilateral assistance program started (enforcement, clearance, classification, |
IPR, advanced management, training of narcotics detector dogs, and chemical analysis course)
3.Outline of International Training Courses
CTI set up the Office of the International Customs Cooperation Center (ICCC) which was in charge of international training course in 1997. Since then it has been played the pivotal role to conduct the international training courses in Japan Customs administration. The ICCC was restructured as the International Training Division in 2006.
In resent years, the following courses have been conducted at CTI.
- Modernization of Customs Procedure
- Customs Valuation
- Post Clearance Audit
- HS Classification
- Rules of Origin
- Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
- JICA Seminar on Customs Administration
- JICA Country-focused Training Couｒses
- WCO/CCF Fellowship/Internship Programme
- WCO/CCF Carrier Development Programme
- WCO/CCF Scholarship Programme, etc.
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WCO/CCF Scholarship Programme
WCO/CCF Carrier Development Programme
4.Activities of WCO Asia Paciffic Regional Training Centre
CTI was designated as a WCO Regional Training Centre (RTC) of WCO Asia Pacific Region in June, 2004. Since then, it has hosted WCO Regional Seminars and workshops in cooperation with WCO.
WCO Regional workshop on Time Release Study (Mar, 2013)
IPR Regional Workshop on Development of Enforcement regime (Sep, 2012)
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