Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

February 06, 2020 - Haruko Okusu

Benefits and challenges of automated processes for wildlife trade in poor countries

Efforts towards the automation of the CITES permitting system is an example of how trade facilitation could be applied in the wildlife sector.

November 04, 2019 - Juan Felipe Rodrigo López, Craig Atkinson

Digitally transforming Sudan’s economy

Enabling growth via ecommerce, trade facilitation and geographical indications

March 04, 2019 - Michelle Kovacevic, Violeta Gonzalez

Supporting Least Developed Countries take advantage of ‘the biggest trade reform in a generation’

Facilitating trade across borders means transparency, assistance and knowing what countries need

July 10, 2018 -

The Trade Facilitation Agreement: What does it mean for LDCs?

In 2017, the global trading system achieved a major milestone when the first multilateral deal entered into force in the 21-year history of the World Trade Organization – the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

June 20, 2018 - Craig Atkinson

An Internet of Rules for all: Can "Trade Policy 3.0" foster inclusive trade?

The distinctive character of trade policy 3.0 is that, in addition to “writing down the rules” of trade in natural language (trade policy 1.0) and use of “single window systems” that replicate paper-based delivery in the digital realm (trade policy 2.0), countries are able to publish computational rules to the Internet in a standard way