China Customs Attends the World Customs Organization’s Second Global Online Conference on Cross-Border E-Commerce

The World Customs Organization (WCO)’s Second Global Online Conference on Cross-Border E-Commerce was held from 28 to 29 June, 2021. Following the first WCO Global Cross-Border E-commerce Conference held in Beijing, China in 2018,which had established the mechanism of regularly hosting WCO Global Cross-Border E-Commerce Conferences,the second conference gathered over 1700 representatives from Customs, academia and the private sector. Ms. Hu Lan,Deputy Director General of the Department of International Cooperation of the General Administration of Customs of China,attended the round-table session of the conference as a keynote speaker together with two other representatives from the U.S. and the EU. She shared views on Customs measures on e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the use of advanced technologies in fostering innovative and inclusive partnerships with e-commerce stakeholders and building a more secure, sustainable and resilient environment for cross-border e-commerce, which was well received by the participants.