FICCI to host workshop on ATA Carnet

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015,19:31 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | A workshop on ATA Carnet,’ an internationally accepted customs document used by members of the EXIM community from India to travel abroad with commercial samples for participating in international exhibitions / trade fairs, for business promotion trips and also for media and entertainment events, will be held on June 18.
Jointly organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry with the support of affiliated Chambers of Commerce and Industry, it  is being organized to create awareness about the carnet, said a release here today.The ATA Carnet System, operates under international customs conventions administered by
the World Customs Organization (WCO), is recognized by 74 countries, it said.In India, FICCI administers operations of ATA Carnet System which has been appointed by the Government of India to facilitate ATA Carnet in the country.
Similar workshops were held in New Delhi, Mumbai, Vadodara, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Jaipur, Kolkata, Surat, Srinagar, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Kochi, Guwahati, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
Commissioner, Customs, Kozhikode M Sridhar Reddy will inaugurate the event, it said adding Calicut International Airport Director K Janardhanan, will address the gathering.Senior officials of ATA Carnet Division, FICCI HO, New Delhi will handle session on ATA Carnet and its benefits, ATA Carnet Online System.
The focus of the workshop will be to familiarize the industry representatives with the operational aspects of using the ATA Carnet and its benefits.Heads of various chambers of commerce and industry in the city will also speak on the occasion, it added.