The most recent of the Be Informed series of meetings , which is sponsored by SteppingStones, was held at 3.00pm on 30th May at the Chamber of Commerce conference room in Governors’ Square. The event was very well attended with standing room only. The opening remarks were made on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce by its Vice President Mr Johann Moxam.
Mr Langlie Powery, Assistant Collector of Customs, gave the presentation which covered the origins, benefits and mechanics of the new Harmonised Customs Tariff Codes which are to be launched on 1st July 2012. Then Mr Powery and the representatives of the Economics and Statistics Office Mr Michael Godfrey and Miss Julietta Beaupierre answered questions from the floor.
The meeting concluded a little after 4.15pm with a vote of thanks given by Emma Woodhouse