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The Conference of Asia Pacific Express Carriers (CAPEC) was established in 1996 to represent the interests in Asia of the world’s leading integrated express delivery services companies: DHL, FedEx, TNT and UPS.

An effective public-private partnership forms the important bridge between government policies and private-sector needs. CAPEC works closely with governments, regulatory authorities and other stakeholders in constructive partnerships to: (1) develop a conducive business and regulatory environment for the EDS industry and our customers; and (2) facilitate economic growth and integration to the global economy.

Gold Sponsor
 SAIC Motor Corporation Limited

SAIC Motor Corporation Limited ("SAIC Motor" for short), whose predecessor was Shanghai Automotive Company Ltd., went public in November 1997 and was listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange. Restructured in 2006, it is now the largest listed vehicle-making corporation on the Chinese A-share stock market. Currently its controlling shareholder is Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (Group).

The main businesses of SAIC Motor include R&D, production and sales of vehicles (including passenger and commercial vehicles) and components (including power train, chassis, electronic and electric parts) that are closely related with the vehicle development, as well as the auto financial business that is closely related with the automotive business.

In 2010, SAIC Motor sold over 3.583 million vehicles, thus becoming the first of the vehicle-making groups in China with the annual sales volume exceeding 3 million units, and ranking 8th in the automotive industry in the world in terms of sales volume.

Bronze Sponsors

Accenture's vision for integrated, modernized border management helps agencies around the world address the challenges associated with border security, customs and immigration. Accenture’s in-depth research and worldwide experience with border management, immigration and customs agencies has yielded innovative insights that help agencies meet the dual goals of facilitating the cross-border movement of people and cargo while enhancing the security of citizens and visitors

Konka Group Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer of electronics and telecommunication products based in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. It was founded in 1980 as Shenzhen Konka Electronic Group Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Konka Group Co., Ltd. in 1995.

The Company is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of color televisions (TVs), digital mobile phones and the related components. During the year ended December 31, 2007, the Company obtained approximately 79% and 13% of its total revenue from the sale of color TVs and mobile phones, respectively. The Company distributes its products in China's domestic market and to overseas markets.

As of December 31, 2008, the Company had four major subsidiaries, mainly involved in the production and sale of mobile communication equipment, mobile phone products, color TVs and refrigerators.

At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate more flexible and scalable technologies such as Cloud Computing as they emerge and to better serve our customers. With our technology partners, we are developing innovative solutions that facilitate trade and align to the public and private sector needs of a much changed global environment. In particular, with advances in Cloud Computing we work hand-in-hand with customers and partners in the public and private sectors, including international organizations and government agencies, to help them leverage the future of IT hosting.


MiC Customs Solutions

With over 700 clients utilizing our software solutions in over 40 countries, MIC saves clients time energy and money through the automation of customs rules and import/ export processing.
MIC specializes in customs software for:
• Import and Export Compliance
• Free Trade Agreement with full Bill of Material Origin Determination and Solicitation Management (NAFTA and 50+ FTAs fully supported)
• Multi-Country Import and Export Customs Clearance/ self filing for over 40 countries (Canada, Mexico, US, EU, etc…)
• Single Authorization for Simplified Procedures (SASP - EU)
• Intrastat reporting (EU), New Computerized Transit System (NCTS - EU), Excise Movement Control System (EMCS - EU)
• Duty Draw Back
• Rules based Classification Automation
• FTZ and Bonded Warehousing
• Integration to Brokers, Forwarders and 3PLs
• Both hosted (subscription/ SaaS)and Licensed based solution



PROGNOZ has been working in IT market since 1991 and is one of the top companies in Russia in developing the systems of monitoring, analysis and forecasting of economic and financial processes.

PROGNOZ has offices in Russia (Moscow, Perm), the USA (Washington), China (Beijing), Belgium (Brussels), Ukraine (Kiev), the UAE (Dubai), Kazakhstan (Astana), and Belarus (Minsk).

List of PROGNOZ customers includes International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, World Health Organization, 3M (the USA), Coca-Cola (the USA), the Presidential Executive Office and the Government of the Russian Federation, Federal Customs Service (Russian Federation), the Bank of Russia, Gazprom (Russia), Bayer (Germany), Syngenta Ltd. (Switzerland), and many others.

Looking to the Future - Established in 1958, Changhong has witnessed significant prosperity and is now one of the largest Chinese consumer electronics providers specializing in R&D, manufacturing and marketing of consumer electronics products. Changhong became a publicly traded company with shares listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1994. In 2005, Changhong’s annual turnover hit $2.2 billion US dollars, with its overall brand valued at $4 billion US Dollars. Today, Changhong has branches and joint ventures with over 30,000 employees worldwide.A Leader is born - Changhong commits itself to product innovation in the electronics industry. Changhong has a state-level technology center and a first-rate scientific research workstation for post-doctors who work together to develop cutting edge technologies. Changhong has established many joint laboratories with, Toshiba, Sanyo, GE, Microsoft, TI, Samsung, LG, and Philips etc. Changhong also has established R&D centers in Shanghai and Shenzhen in China, American Silicon Valley, and Japan. Changhong’s goal is to actively participate in the development of a global digital industry.With advantages of four R&D and manufacturing bases located in Mianyang, Zhongshan, Nantong, and Changchun in China, Changhong has become an Industry Leader and the biggest supplier of consumer electronics in Asia.
Established in 1988, Skyworth Group is a leading global TV manufacturer and large-sized high-tech public company listed in Hong Kong Exchange Stock and engaged in researching, manufacturing and Sales & Distribution consumer electronics, internet communication products and security & protection products. With 22 years of development, Skyworth has grown from a small remote controller manufacturer to the top 10 TV brand in the world and No.1 TV brand in China with more than 20,000 employees and sales revenue of $3.68 billion and brand value of $2.63 billion in 2009.Lead by Hong Kong Skyworth Digital Holdings Co., Ltd, Skyworth Group’s headquarters are located in Shenzhen City. With research centers spread around the world, the Skyworth sales network covers most countries in the world. Skyworth group has six scientific institutions across the globe including Shenzhen Skyworth Institute, American Silicon Valley Laboratory and Hong Kong Research Center. Skyworth also has production in Mexico and Russia. Over time, Skyworth has gradually formed an international business model: forward-looking development in the USA, application development and production in China, and sales around the world.
Established in 1981, TCL Corporation is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances. TCL employs more than 50,000 people in over 80 operations, including 18 R&D centers, 20 manufacturing bases, and more than 40 sales offices around the world. With 2009 global sales of USD 6.49 billion (including 14.28million TV sets and 16.12 million mobile handsets), and serving more than 100 million consumers worldwide, TCL Corporation is comprised of four business divisions -- Multimedia, Communications, Home Appliances and Techne Electronics. It also has two affiliated business areas: Real Estate & Investment and Logistics & Services. TCL is one of the world's leading producers of flat panel TVs, DVD players, air conditioners, and GSM, CDMA mobile phones. In 2004, TCL merged with some of the world's most admired and recognized brands and businesses, including the Thomson television business and Alcatel mobile phones.focuses on the development and delivery of solutions to customize and increase the consistency, interoperability and quality of metadata for data exchanges.




Amway (China) Co., Limited (ACCL) is a large-scale, US-invested manufacturing and distribution company. With the vision of “helping people live better lives”, ACCL provides high-quality products under the categories of Nutrilite food supplements, Artistry skincare and cosmetics, personal care, household cleaning products, home tech. For many years, ACCL has been in the list of top 100 foreign enterprises and largest tax-payers in China.


SOGET is a world leader in Port Single Windows with 15 Ports in operation including France, Mauritius and Benin. SOGET has currently the Chair of the European Port Community System Association and a recognized expert by international organisations. SOGET has strategic alliances with the CIECC of the Ministry of Commerce of China and with BUREAU VERITAS offering concession service to implement and operate Port Single Windows. At 2011 WCO IT Conference, SOGET and MICROSOFT are announcing a new partnership to provide MICROSOFT technologies as the foundation layer of the strategic framework of the SOGET’s e-Maritime project.
GUANGDONG CHIGO AIR CONDITIONING CO., LTD.(Listing members of the Group, Stock Code: 449.HK)established in 1994 and located in a famous Chinese industrial city Foshan. We are a big modern enterprise and mainly engage in designing, R&D, manufacturing AC as well as distributing AC domestically and internationally. As a leading enterprise in Chinese AC industry, CHIGO’s designed annual output is 10 million sets, which includes complete series of AC products. We are one of the biggest AC enterprises which have the most complete refrigeration industrial chain. All-in-one production strategy can meet with the diversity of global market demand and render CHIGO to keep fast development speed over many years.

Fasten Group IMP.& EXP.Co.,Ltd.

Fasten Group Co., with Jiangyin Steel Wire Rope Factory as its earlier name, is developed from a producer’s cooperative of fiber rope established in 1964. Fasten Group Co., with metal products as its core business, is a diversified enterprise involving in the activities of optical-communication, new material and modern service industry. It is the state large-scale enterprise, state key high & new-tech company. In July 2008, it is authorized one of the State first 91 innovative enterprises by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China, State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council and All China Federation of Trade Unions.


Fujian Shipbuilding Trading Co., Ltd.

Fujian Shipbuilding Trading Co., Ltd. (FSTC) is a foreign trade company invested by Fujian Shipbuilding Industry Group Corporation (FSIGC), its business scope includes foreign trade, domestic trade and technical consultant etc. FSTC has a professional team who is specialized in both marine technology and foreign trade business, and has been handling the export and import business of ships, marine equipment and technology etc. for many years. On behalf of FSIGC and shipyards, FSTC has successfully exported nearly 200 units of container vessels, bulk carriers, oil tankers, tug boats, accommodation barges, supply vessels, fishing boats, pleasure-boats etc. with GL, LR, DNV, ABS, CCS and NK class to countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania since its establishment in 1993. FSTC is able to provide high quality and high efficiency services for the customers and is a reliable and sincere partner for foreign and domestic customer.


China Petroleum

China Petroleum Materials Corporation engages in materials supply and equipment manufacture activities for the oil and gas industry. It offers drilling equipment, such as drilling rigs, mud pumps, and drilling accessories; production equipment, including wellheads, pumping units, and pumps; oil and gas transmission pipes, motors, trucks, personal care conditioners, and OCTG; and power units comprising gas and diesel generators, as well as gas, diesel, and marine diesel engines. The company also provides

steel wire rope and relative products, such as petroleum wires and ropes, steel strands, steel wires, and slings; and oil and gas exploration equipment and instruments, including well logging and perforation systems, and seismic and drilling products. China Petroleum Materials Corporation was formerly known as China Petroleum Materials and Equipment (Group) Corporation and changed its name in 2008. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Beijing, China with an additional office in Manama, Bahrain. China Petroleum Materials Corporation operates as a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation. 

GEFEG's products and services, like the GEFEG.FX software, the GEFEG.Validation and GEFEG.DCF services, offer significant benefits such as the reduction of manual and repetitive tasks, rationalization and the protection of user investments in their metadata developments.GEFEG is also an established consulting company offering professional services regarding metadata development for the implementation of and compliance to eStandards, for instance in the area of cross-border data exchange. GEFEG's longstanding practical experience and expertise is based on the contribution to the development of international eStandards including the WCO DM, UN/CEFACT Core Component Library, UN/EDIFACT, etc. and the completion of many successful projects for major companies and organizations world-wide, such as DHL, Siemens, CITES, the Dutch Customs, and for SMEs in such diverse industries as transport, automotive supply, consumer goods, energy and tire manufacturing. A full program of practical training courses and workshops completes our range of consulting services.
The European Union Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) was launched in 2005 following a request made jointly by the presidents of Moldova and Ukraine. The Mission is seeking to make a sustainable contribution to the delivery of good quality border and customs services to the citizens and companies of both countries, based on EU standards.  The Mission’s 226 staff members are based at its headquarters in Odessa and six field offices, three in Ukraine and three in Moldova. Together with the border-guard services, the State Customs Service of Ukraine and Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova constitute EUBAM’s main partners.ues to make an impact in the following areas: Enhanced professionalism of officers, support for organisational development, combating cross-border crime, combating customs fraud, simplifying border crossing, assessing and analysing risks, confidence-building measures, IBM and border demarcation, fight against corruption.With a renewed mandate until 2015, EUBAM continues to make an impact in the following areas: Enhanced professionalism of officers, support for organisational development, combating cross-border crime, combating customs fraud, simplifying border crossing, assessing and analysing risks, confidence-building measures, IBM and border demarcation, fight against corruption.

The Trusted Trade Alliance ( is comprised of a team of professionals located in more than 15 offices on 6 continents across the globe.  Providing consulting in the fields of import and export compliance, export and defense trade controls, supply-chain security, and cross-border trade, TTA also focuses on trade advocacy services for the private sector, educational and training programs for both the private and public sector, and operational process and technology assessments for multinational companies.   Our team includes noted trade compliance professionals with extensive practical experience in managing successful customs and trade compliance organizations within major multinationals,  former senior government officials, the founders of the leading graduate-level customs degree programs globally, and recognized experts who lead training programs for front-line customs officials on six continents.  We are uniquely suited to give you support and guidance in the implementation or expansion of your international compliance management operations across multiple countries or globally. From Sao Paulo to Shanghai, from Washington, D.C. to Canberra, the Trusted Trade Alliance is there, and can assist you with your trade needs.