(TFIs) measure the performance of 133 countries around the world over the full spectrum of policy areas and measures included in the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement. The TFIs are currently being updated. In order to collect the latest information on trade facilitation performance, the OECD has recently agreed to cooperate with the United Nations Regional Commissions Global Survey on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Implementation. Read more: http://unnext.unescap.org/tfforum14-survey-links.asp
A WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation was concluded at the Bali Ministerial in December 2013. The OECD has since re-calculated the potential benefits of the Agreement for various groups of countries, using the OECD Trade Facilitation Indicators (TFIs). Read more: http://www.oecd.org/tad/facilitation/Thewtotradefacilitationagreementimpactontradecosts.pdf
• The Ministry of Trade and Industry in Togo will be joining forces with the TNCB project to review the functioning of the IICs and assess it future needs in a meeting. This meeting will have the opportunity to discuss and consider key regional initiatives as well as topical international issues….