Trade Logistics: Transport and Trade Facilitation for Development

dtl-ttl_250x187.jpgUNCTAD 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

 
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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10 November 2016Shipping needs to be more efficient -- Q&A with Dirk Vande Velde, Mediterranean Shipping Company's Chief Sustainable Development Officer
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 Publications

 
ASYCUDA Newsletter, June 2016 (UNCTAD/WEB/DTL/ASYCUDA/2016/1)
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 Meetings and Events

 
Start DateTitleLocationCountry
25 Oct 2017Launch of the Review of Maritime Transport 2017
15 May 2017Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Measuring Shipping Connectivity and Performance: The Need for Statistics and DataGenevaSwitzerland
15-18 May 2017Understanding International Standards and Recommendations for Trade Facilitation in Gabon – UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees LibrevilleGabon
09-12 May 2017Understanding International Standards and Recommendations for Trade Facilitation in Cameroon – UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees DoualaCameroon
25-27 Apr 2017Module 1: Operationalization of Benin’s Trade Facilitation Committee and implementation of international standards and recommendations for Trade FacilitationCotonouBenin
04-06 Apr 2017Establishing a trade facilitation roadmap in GhanaAccraGhana
22-24 Mar 2017Understanding International Standards and Recommendations for Trade Facilitation in Liberia – UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees MonroviaLiberia
14-16 Mar 2017Operationalization of Senegal Trade Facilitation CommitteeDakarSenegal
07-09 Mar 2017Operationalization of the Côte d’Ivoire’s Trade Facilitation CommitteeAbidjanCôte d’Ivoire
06-10 Mar 2017Understanding International Standards and Recommendations for Trade Facilitation in Sao Tome e Principe – UNCTAD Empowerment Programme for National Trade Facilitation Committees Sao TomeSao Tome and Principe
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