Wto Agreement On Trade Facilitation Pdf

4.1 Members strive to establish or maintain a single time window allowing economic operators to provide participating authorities or agencies with documents and/or data requirements for the importation, export or transit of goods through a single port of entry. After reviewing the documentation and/or data by the relevant authorities or agencies, the results are communicated to applicants in a timely manner through the single window. 12.2 This article should not be interpreted in the sense that it alters or affects a member`s rights or obligations under these bilateral, plurilateral or regional conventions, or regulates the exchange of customs information and data under these other agreements. Section III contains institutional and final provisions on relations with other WTO agreements, the post-entry membership process of the agreement, the WTO Trade Facilitation Committee and the national trade facilitation committees to be set up in all WTO member states. 2. Each member cooperates, where possible and where possible, under conditions agreed with other members with whom it has a common border, in order to coordinate procedures at border crossing points to facilitate cross-border exchanges. This cooperation and coordination may include: 3. Developing and least developed countries seeking trade assistance and capacity-building assistance provide the Committee with information on the contact points of the or offices responsible for coordinating and prioritizing this aid and assistance. 3. Members of the least developed countries should make commitments only to the extent that they meet their individual development, financial and trade needs or administrative and institutional capacities.

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. 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). (c) the member immediately terminates or suspends the notification or guidelines when the circumstances leading to it are no longer present or when the amended circumstances may be treated less restrictively; and 7.3 The trade facilitation measures in paragraph 7.1 include at least three of the following measures:7) Each member provides, where appropriate, regular consultations between its border management agencies and its distributors or other stakeholders in its territory. 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.