|Can trade facilitation drive manufacturing FDI?
Report, May 2017
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.
|The Global Enabling Trade Report 2016
Report, Nov 2016
This bi-annual report, published by the World Economic Forum and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, is a benchmark for governments looking to boost growth and development through trade. It captures data on the efficiency, transparency and expense associated with importing and exporting goods.
|Trade Facilitation Agreement, At a glance
This short document gives a brief overview of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and why it is important. It is available in English, French and Spanish.
|The Trade Facilitation Agreement, A simple guide
The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation published this simple guide to the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). The guide provides an overview of the main provisions in the TFA and what they mean for business.
|International Trade Centre, SMEs and the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, A Training Manual
Report, Dec 2015
This guide for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), published by the International Trade Centre, explains the Trade Facilitation Agreement’s (TFA) provisions and what they mean for businesses. It also provides a practical guide for businesses on how they can benefit from the agreement.
|WTO, Easing the flow of goods across borders
The World Trade Organization published this snapshot of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). The briefing explains the challenges that border procedures currently pose to both governments and businesses and how the TFA will help to address them.
|Trade Facilitation Agreement
Agreement, Dec 2013
The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is a binding multilateral trade agreement between members of the World Trade Organization. The TFA was concluded in December 2013 and it officially entered into force in February 2017.
|International Trade Centre, WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, A Business Guide for Developing Countries
This guide, published by the International Trade Centre, is designed to help businesses in developing countries take advantage of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).