Trade Facilitation Agreement Full Text

3.1 Each member, within its available resources, sets up one or more request points from one or more investigative agencies to respond to appropriate requests from governments, economic operators and other interested parties regarding the issues covered in paragraph 1.1 and provide the necessary forms and documents in accordance with paragraph 1.1 a). 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. Each member organises regular consultations, if necessary, between its border agencies and its distributors or other stakeholders in its territory. 3. The panel is made up of five highly qualified people in the areas of trade facilitation, assistance and capacity-building assistance. The composition of the expert group ensures a balance between nationals of developing countries and members of developed countries. When a Member State is involved in the least developed countries, the panel includes at least one national of a Member State with the least developed country. If the committee fails to agree on the composition of the panel within 20 days of its creation, the Director General, in consultation with the chair of the committee, determines the composition of the panel in accordance with this paragraph. (c) To ensure that the measures being reformed in private sector trade facilitation are taken into account in ancillary activities; 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) (a) where the circumstances or objectives that lead to their adoption no longer exist or if the changed circumstances or objectives can reasonably be treated less restrictively; (c) the least restrictive measure chosen where two or more alternative measures are reasonably available to achieve the political objectives concerned; and two. Each member cooperates, where possible and as far as possible, under conditions agreed with other members with whom he has a common border in order to coordinate procedures at border crossing points in order to facilitate cross-border exchanges. This cooperation and coordination may include: 7.3 Trade facilitation measures in paragraph 7.1 include at least three of the following measures: (7) 7.1 Each member provides, in accordance with paragraph 7.3, additional trade facilitation measures in relation to import, export or transit procedures and procedures for operators who meet certain criteria , so-called licensed 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. Deferred Payment Alignment Electronic Payment of Customs and Taxes After Clearing Accounts Before The Release of Trade Release Section III Transit Facilities contains institutional provisions and final provisions covering relations with other WTO agreements, the agreement members` accession process after entry into force, the WTO Trade Facilitation Committee and the National Trade Facilitation Committees to set up in place WTO members.