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Chao-hsiang Liao Sworn in as Director of Keelung Customs

41239245771.jpgChao-hsiang Liao was sworn in as Director of Keelung Customs, succeeding You-Chu Ma, who was promoted to Deputy Director General of Customs Administration. The hand-over ceremony was held on the morning of January 16, 2014, at Keelung Customs’auditorium, and was overseen by newly-appointed Director General of Customs Administration Robin, Ping Jao, and witnessed by Keelung City Mayor Tong-Rong Chang, Keelung City Council Speaker Jing-Tai Huang, President of Taiwan Keelung District Court Chorng-Yi Tsai, and presidents of various Customs-related associations and organizations.

Director Liao started his career in Customs as a junior officer of Keelung Customs in July 1974. By reason of his firm commitment to providing the best service to traders and the general public, Mr. Liao was promoted to Chief Secretary of Keelung Customs, Director of the Department of Collection and Procedures at Customs Administration, and Deputy Director of Kaohsiung Customs respectively in recent years. His outstanding performances also won him the Model Customs Officer Award in 1994 and the 30-year Service Award in 2005.

In his inaugural speech, Director Liao highlighted the following approaches to create a more favorable environment for the business sector and the general public:

1.Setting up a single window to help the establishment and operation of the Sea Express Consignment Zone, Multiple-nation Container/Cargo Consolidation Zones and Free Economic Pilot Zones, so as to enhance our national economic performance;

2.Providing quality service to help business sector excel, through Customs’ innovation, re-engineering and streamlining of its formalities, based on the mentality of empathy;

3.Upgrading administrative efficiency by adopting the concepts of risk management and business administration;

4.Enhancing cultivation of Customs talents by improving officers’ professional competence and leadership skills, promoting those with professionalism and integrity, and putting right man on the right place;

5.Establishing AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) post-sales service mechanism to enhance the security and facilitation of the supply chain;

6.Forming a sisterhood relationship with the Customs’ counterparts in China to facilitate the international trade between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, aiming to improve business sector’s international competitive edge.

News Contact: Mr. Hsu
Tel: 02-24202951ext1101

  • Publish Date:2014-01-23
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