On 10 March, the Association of European Businesses organised AEB 12th Annual Customs Conference. Tatiana Golendeeva, State Secretary – Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, Olga Philippova, Deputy Director of the Department for strategic development and project management, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Alexander Stupnikov, Deputy Chief of processing and closing customs regimes unit, General Department of organisation of customs processing and customs control, FCS and Tatyana Zybleva, Deputy Chief of General Department of customs control after release of goods, FCS were the special guests of the event.
The conference focused on current customs legislation and practice topics. A number of well-known experts shared their expertise and offered a starting point for discussion and finding common solutions to existing challenges such as import substitution customs issues, customs control on post released goods, authorized economic operator, latest trends of customs classification of goods law enforcement practice and others.
AEB CEO Frank Schauff made a welcome speech. Dmitry Cheltsov, Chairman of the AEB Customs and Transport Committee, General Delegate to the IRU Permanent Delegation to Eurasia and Wilhelmina Shavshina, Deputy Chair of AEB Customs and transport committee, Legal Director, Head of Foreign Trade Regulation Practice, PhD DLA Piper moderated the conference.
L.-R.: Frank Schauff, CEO, AEB; Dmitry Cheltsov, Chairman of the AEB Customs and Transport Committee, General Delegate to the IRU Permanent Delegation to Eurasia; Tatiana Golendeeva, State Secretary — Deputy Head of the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation.