WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement Takes Effect

February 25, 2017

The World Trade Organization announced on Wednesday 22 February that the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has now entered into force, having surpassed the minimum requirement of 110 ratifications from members. “The Trade Facilitation Agreement is the biggest reform of global trade this century,” said WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on Wednesday in confirming the news.

 

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Topics: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) TRADE FACILITATION NON-TARIFF BARRIERS

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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