Monitoring

On this page you can find a list of various indicators and studies that measure the implementation of trade facilitation reforms on the ground.


Trade Facilitation Indicators - OECD

The OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators (TFIs) measure the actual extent to which countries have introduced and implemented trade facilitation measures in absolute terms, but also their performance relative to others.

World Bank - Business Enabling Environment (BEE)

The World Bank Group is formulating a new approach to assessing the business and investment climate in economies worldwide following the discontinuation of the Doing Business project. Updates on the development of the new Business Enabling Environment (BEE) project will be published on this website as they become available. 

https://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/business-enabling-environment


World Bank - Logistic Performance Indicators (LPIs)

The LPI is an interactive benchmarking tool created to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face in their performance on trade logistics and what they can do to improve their performance. The LPI 2018 allows for comparisons across 160 countries.

https://lpi.worldbank.org/


World Bank - Worldwide Global Governance Indicators (WGIs)

The Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996–2021 for various dimensions of governance.

https://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/

World Economic Forum - Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)

The Global Competitiveness Index measures the set of institutions, policies, and factors that set the sustainable current and medium-term levels of economic prosperity.

https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-competitiveness-report-2020/


UNESCAP - Global Survey on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation (GSTF-PTI)

The UN Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation currently covers 143 economies and 58 measures related to the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) as well as to paperless trade and the UN treaty on cross-border paperless trade in Asia and the Pacific (CPTA). The survey is conducted jointly by all five UN Regional Commissions and a growing number of global and regional partners every two years.

https://www.untfsurvey.org/


Customs Capability Database

The Global Express Association (DHL, FedEx Express -which includes TNT- and UPS) support the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement and have developed a customs capabilities database where users can search for the implementation of specific customs capabilities across the world.


About the TFA Database

The content and analytical functionalities of the WTO TFA Database are based solely on notification data submitted by Members as mandated under the Trade Facilitation Agreement.

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