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Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) is a World Customs Organization (WCO) programme under the SAFE Framework of Standards to secure and facilitate global trade. It is a Customs-to-Business partnership that enhances international supply chain security and facilitates the movement of legitimate goods.

Since 2012, the Hong Kong AEO Programme, which is administered by the Customs and Excise Department (C&ED), has allowed companies that meet pre-determined security standards to be accredited as AEOs under an open and voluntary certification regime. Accredited companies are recognized as trusted partners in jointly securing the global supply chain while enjoying special incentives such as reduced or prioritized customs inspection. AEO is open to all stakeholders of the international supply chain, including manufacturers, importers, exporters, freight forwarders, warehouse operators, carriers, and so on.

Join this webinar on 29 October when C&ED officials will explain the benefits of participating in the Hong Kong AEO Programme by strengthening the competitive edge of Hong Kong's supply chain industry, as well as positioning companies to capture global business opportunities.

Speakers' presentations at this event are intended for educational purposes only and do not replace independent professional judgment. Statements of fact and opinions expressed during this event are those of the speakers and participants and, unless expressly stated to the contrary, are not the opinion or position of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, its members, or its committees. The Chamber does not endorse or approve, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, accuracy or completeness of the information presented. Attendees should note that, with the approval of speakers, this event may be recorded, and possibly published on the Chamber's website in audio and/or video formats without further notice.

Recording, duplication or distribution of the contents of the online event is prohibited without prior written permission from the Chamber.


Mr Sam CHANG, Senior Inspector, Customs and Excise Department

Sam joined the Customs and Excise Department in 2005.  During his 16 years of service in the Hong Kong Customs, Sam has worked in different divisions, such as cargo and passenger processing, service administration and drug investigation.

Sam has taken up the current post in Office of Supply Chain Security Management since July 2021, responsible for the promotion of the Hong Kong Authorized Economic Operator Programme and the provision of training in relation to the Programme.

Date and Time 2021/10/29 15:00 to 16:00
Venue Online via Zoom
Media Closed to media
Enquiries Valerie Ho
Tel: 28231242
Fee Members @ HK$100 / Non-Members @ HK$200
+$50 for booking offline
Members enjoy 30% discount with BOC HKGCC VISA Card
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