Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Peru on Co-operation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters was signed today.
This was done on the side-lines of the 80th Session of the Policy Commission meeting of the World Customs Organisations (WCO) which is taking place in Mumbai, India, from 3rd-5th December 2018.
The Agreement has been signed by Mr. S. Ramesh, Chairman, CBIC on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Rafael Garcia, as the National Superintendent of Customs.
The Agreement provides a legal framework for sharing of information and intelligence between the Customs authorities of the two countries and will help in the proper application of Customs laws, prevention and investigation of Customs offences.
The Agreement will also help in the availability of relevant information for the prevention and investigation of Customs offences.
The Agreement is expected to facilitate trade and ensure efficient clearance of goods traded between the countries.>