Wto Trade Facilitation Agreement Text

(ii) for least developed countries, the expanded integrated framework for trade assistance to least developed countries should be part of this coordination process; and 1.5 The Committee maintains close contacts with other international trade facilitation organizations, such as the WCO, in order to obtain the best possible recommendations for the implementation and management of this agreement and to avoid unnecessary duplication. To this end, the committee may invite representatives of these organizations or their subsidiary bodies: 2.3 Members are invited to provide other information related to internet commerce, including relevant trade-related legislation and other points covered in paragraph 1.1. 7.1 In accordance with paragraph 7.3, each Member adopts additional trade facilitation measures in relation to import, export or transit procedures and procedures to operators who meet certain criteria, the following, known as approved economic operators. In addition, a member may propose such trade facilitation measures under customs regimes, which are generally available to all economic operators, and is not required to put in place a separate system. Recognising the need for effective cooperation among members on trade facilitation and tariff compliance; The texts reproduced in this section do not have the legal status of the original documents, which are entrusted and retained to the WTO secretariat in Geneva. 12.1 This article does not prevent a Member from concluding or maintaining a bilateral, multilateral or regional agreement on the exchange or exchange of customs information and data, even on a safe and fast basis, for example on an automatic basis. B or before the shipment arrives. 4.2 Each member designs and applies risk management in such a way as to avoid arbitrary or unjustified discrimination or disguised restrictions on international trade. Each member organises regular consultations, if necessary, between its border agencies and its distributors or other stakeholders in its territory. 1.1 Members agreed on the need to ensure that distributors are aware of their compliance obligations, encourage voluntary compliance so that importers can, in appropriate circumstances, correct themselves without penalty, and apply compliance measures to adopt stricter measures for non-compliant distributors. (14) 1.2 Each Member, to the extent that it is feasible and in accordance with its domestic law and legal system, ensures that new laws and regulations of general application relating to the transfer, release and release of goods, including goods in transit, are made public as soon as possible before they come into force.

, to allow merchants and other interested parties to meet with them. (c) To ensure that the measures being reformed in private sector trade facilitation are taken into account in ancillary activities; (iii) Members should also promote internal coordination between their trade and development agents, both in the capitals and in Geneva, in the implementation of this Agreement and technical assistance; 4.4 Each member is based on a risk assessment based on appropriate selectivity criteria. These selectivity criteria may include, among other things, the harmonized system code, the nature and designation of goods, the country of origin, the country of origin, the value of the goods, the registration of distributor compliance and the type of means of transport.

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