Trade Logistics: Transport and Trade Facilitation for Development

UNCTAD partners with developing countries to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities in the areas of transport infrastructure, trade facilitation and logistics, related administrative, procedural and legal frameworks, and customs automation.

UNCTAD's work in the field of transport and trade facilitation includes:

  • Research and analysis

  • Dissemination of information on recent developments

  • Providing advice to developing countries when formulating and implementing policies and programmes

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of national legal frameworks in line with international legal instruments and standards, and providing support to developing countries in the context of multilateral negotiations

  • Providing technical assistance in the field of transport and trade facilitation

  • Supporting consensus building through intergovernmental Expert Meetings

  • Providing technical assistance, training and advanced software solutions for modernisation of Customs Administrations' clearance procedures and systems, in line with international standards and best practice

 
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 News

 
Goal 12
16 November 2017Making freight sustainable is vital to curb emissions
WTO
22 February 2017Major global agreement comes into force making trade cheaper, easier and faster
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23 January 2017WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement entry into force – What next?
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17 January 2017New Multilingual Online Repository for National Trade Facilitation Committees Launched
Trade Facilitation Project
06 January 2017Trade with Sudan made cheaper and quicker as 'trade roadmap' is adopted
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 Publications

 
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 Meetings and Events

 

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RMT 2016 
Trade Facilitation 
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