WCO Publishes 2019 Edition of the AEO Compendium

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 8/19/19 5:00 PM

On August 9, 2019, the World Customs Organization (WCO) published the 2019 edition of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Compendium.

The AEO Compendium provides insight into the types of supply chain Security and Customs Compliance programs that are currently available, and those that are in development globally.

The 2019 Edition of the AEO Compendium identifies:

  • 83 operational AEO programs, with six new AEO programs added;
  • 74 bilateral and 4 plurilateral Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs);
  • Information on existing Customs Mutual Assistance Agreements (CMAAs).

In addition, the Compendium includes an overview of respective AEO program accreditation procedures and benefits.


The WCO press release may be found here:


The 2019 Edition of the AEO Compendium may be found here:


Topics: WCO, AEO, MRA

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