Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance commits to contribute to WTO national single window initiative
Singapore, 5 December 2014 – The 48th Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance (“PAA”) Steering Committee meeting, hosted by CrimsonLogic, was held from 4th to 5th December 2014 in Singapore.
The guest of honor, Mr. Ho Chee Pong, the Director-General of Singapore Customs, expressed warm welcome to PAA members from 11 member economies and praised PAA’s role as the bridge to connect the trading community with the respective government authorities in cross border transactions to push forward trade facilitation through bilateral and multilateral collaborations. Referring to the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, Mr. Ho called out the importance of national single windows in improving economic competitiveness.
PAA Chairperson, Mr. Michael Wu, in his speech drew attention to high logistics costs across Asia and the significant savings achieved in PAA member economies with private service providers complementing the government’s efforts
PAN ASIAN E-COMMERCE ALLIANCE sets sail in PAA e-Marketplace development
Beijing, 22 August 2014 – The 47th Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance (“PAA”) Steering Committee meeting, hosted by China International Electronic Commerce Center (CIECC) was held from 21st to 22nd August 2014 in Beijing, China.
The Meeting reviewed the PAA’s participation in and contribution to bilateral and multilateral cooperation on trade facilitation initiatives and agreed to increase efforts in gaining international recognition or its contribution to international trade flows. Members expressed satisfaction of the work that PAA has done to facilitate and improve seamless trade transactions in the region.
The guest of honor, Mr. Cai Yudong, the Deputy Director General of e-Commerce Division, Ministry of Commerce, China expressed warm welcome to PAA members from 11 member economies and said, “The Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance, since its establishment, has been carrying on the mission to promote and provide secure, trusted, reliable and value-adding IT
PAN ASIAN e-COMMERCE ALLIANCE reports significant success in Japan Advance Filing Rules
Fukuoka, 25 April 2014 – The 46th Pan Asian e-Commerce Alliance (“PAA”) Steering Committee meeting, hosted by NACCS Center, was held from 24th to 25th April, 2014 in Fukuoka, Japan.
Mr. Toshihiko Miyasaka, CEO of NACCS Center, expressed warm welcome to PAA members from 11 member economies, ‘This time we chose Fukuoka city, the traditional regional hub in trade and human inter-action with neighboring Asian cities. I consider this city suitable for us PAA which aims to enhance cross border trade in Asia.’
PAA Chairperson, Ms Joyce Lien in her speech claimed that PAA is very proud to be the first regional alliance consisting of a group of leading service providers in Customs and Trade facilitation, and also the first organization of its kind to realize the actual paperless trading transaction across countries. ‘PAA demonstrates the roles
02 ~ 05 December, 2014
48th PAA Working Group and Steering Committee meetings in Singapore