Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation

A public-private partnership for trade-led growth

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Can trade facilitation drive manufacturing FDI?

This paper examines the relationship between the trade facilitation environment and the level of foreign direct investment (FDI). It highlights that developing economies with stronger trade facilitation environments attract high-value investments, especially in industries such as auto parts and aerospace manufacturing.

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What we do

We are on a mission to make international trade simple, fast and cost-effective, creating new business opportunities, enabling greater economic and social development and reducing poverty.

The Alliance brings together the public and private sectors to identify and deliver common sense trade reforms in developing and least developed countries, helping to implement the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.

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Colombia

In progress

Implementing a risk management system for the National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute

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Colombia

In progress

Establishing a Centre for Trade Facilitation and Good Practices

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Ghana

In progress

Introducing a risk-based pre-arrival customs process

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Kenya

In progress

Introducing a risk-based pre-arrival customs process

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Sri Lanka

In progress

Developing the trade facilitation framework for multi-country consolidation

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Vietnam

In progress

Introducing a modern customs bond system for conditional release of goods

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Work with us

Neither governments nor the private sector can deliver the full potential of the Trade Facilitation Agreement alone. Find out how you can get involved.

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