World Customs Organization

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Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Established in 1952 as the Customs Co-operation Council, the World Customs Organization is an intergovernmental body with worldwide membership, whose mission it is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of customs administrations throughout the world. It has 182 member countries or territories.

  • Headquarters: Rue du Marché, 30, B-1210 Brussels, Belgium.

  • Website:

  • Secretary-General: Kunio Mikuriya (Japan).

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