The Trade Facilitation Agreement - Section I

 What is the structure of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)?


  • Section I - Articles 1 to 12 contain the trade facilitation measures / provisions for expediting the movement, release and clearance of goods, including goods in transit, plus customs cooperation

  • Section II - Articles 13 to 22 outline the special implementation flexibilities for developing and least-developed countries (LDCs)

  • Section III - Articles 23 to 24 contain the institutional arrangements and final provisions of the Agreement.