Trade Facilitation Committee

15 October 2019 - 16 October 2019

The WTO's Trade Facilitation Committee held a meeting from 15 to 16 October 2019, including a dedicated session on technical assistance.  Members reviewed a record number of 87 new notifications.  A number of delegations delivered presentations on their experiences with the implementation of the following TFA measures:

  • Art. 1.1  Publication
  • Art. 7.7  Authorized operators
  • Art. 10.4 Single Window
  • Art. 23.2 National Trade Facilitation Committees

Meeting Agenda

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Experience Sharing and other presentations

Subject/TFA Article Member/Presenter Title
WTO Secretariat

Status of ratification and notification process

WTO Secretariat

Notification and ratification status (Ms. Dolores Halloran)

Members' Experience-Sharing

Article 1.1 - Publication

Implementation experience

Jamaica

Jamaica's Trade Information Portal

Jamaica's Trade Facilitation Programme (Ms. Daenia Ashpole)

Article 7.7 - Authorized operators

Korea, Republic of

Korea AEO programme (Ms. Ji-Soo Jung)

Article 10.4 - Single window

Implementation experience

Brazil

TFA implementation in Brazil through Public-Private Partnership (Ms. Glenda Bezerra Lustosa)

Article 10.4 - Single window

China

Single Window in China

Article 10.4 - Single window

Chinese Taipei

CPT Single Window - Chinese Taipei (Ms. Chin Yun HO)

Article 10.4 - Single window

Implementation experience

Rwanda

UNCTAD

UNCTAD Compendium of Good Practices (UNCTAD and Rwanda)

23.2 - National Committee on Trade Facilitation

El Salvador

Advances in Trade Facilitation - H.E. Ms. Maria Luisa Hayem Breve (in Spanish)

23.2 - National Committee on Trade Facilitation

Montenegro

National Trade Facilitation Committee - Montenegro (Ms. Snezana Vujanovic)

23.2 - National Committee on Trade Facilitation

Norway

The National Trade Facilitation Committee of Norway (Mr. Helge LIndrup)

23.2 - National Committee on Trade Facilitation

Paraguay

National Committee on Trade Facilitation in Paraguay (Ms. Kuni C. Hashimoto Amarilla)

Capacity Building support

Spain

Technical assistance from Spain in the framework of the WCO MERCATOR Programme

Capacity Building support

European Union

Statement by the European Union

Capacity Building support

United Kingdom

Trade Facilitation UK Statement

Capacity Building support

Implementation experience

Jamaica

CARICOM's implementation experience (Jamaica on behalf of CARICOM)

Capacity Building support

Implementation experience

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Trade Facilitation in Lao: key achievements and challenges

Capacity Building support

Implementation experience

Zambia

Support from cooperating partners and Zambia's achievements in the implementation of the TFA (Ms. Lillian Bwalya)

Implementation experience

23.2 - National Committee on Trade Facilitation

Egypt

Statement by Egypt

Implementation experience

Capacity Building support

Paraguay

Comité Nacional de Facilitación de Comercio Paraguay

Implementation experience

Capacity Building support

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Presentation by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Trade Facilitation (Ms. Shernelle Dick-Brazel)

Various

United States of America

Assessing benefits of the TFA for Agricultural trade - Report from the United States

Assessing benefits of the TFA for Agricultural trade - USAID Publication

Various

Implementation experience

Nepal

Nepal statement on behalf of LDC Group

Other Information-Sharing

Activities

Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

Update from the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

Recent and upcoming activities

Activities

TFAF (Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility)

Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility (TFAF) update (Ms. Sheri Rosenow)


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