Customs Congress Begins in Panama

Experts from the World Customs Organization (WCO) will gather today, December 9, in Panama to discuss counterfeiting and piracy.

Friday, December 9, 2011

In the meeting, in which twelve countries of the region are participating, new routes identified for the transit of counterfeit goods and new methods used to counterfeit products will be publicised.

An expert from the WCO, Christophe Zimmermann, said, "This initiative will demonstrate the effectiveness of risk analysis of information provided by Customs to prevent the crime of piracy.

Representatives from Costa Rica, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Panama will take part in this event", reported

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