AEO Profile

Program Status: Operational AEO Programme Program Title: Hong Kong Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Programme
Scope: Import and Export Types of Operator: All local operators engaging in the international supply chain activities
AEO List Published? Yes

AEO Benefits

o Less Customs inspection;
o Prioritized Customs clearance;
o Enhanced goodwill as a secure trader with industry “kitemark”, boosting customer confidence;
o Strengthened competitiveness and marketability;
o Reduced stock loss, theft and pilferage; and
o Privileged benefits granted by other economies under MRAs.

Mutual Recognition Agreements:

China, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

Certifying Authorities:

No certification authority

Source: World Customs Organization: Compendium of Authorized Economic Operator Programmmes 2018 edition.