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call for proposals

Tender – Call for Proposals: Survey researcher needed

The Global Alliance is conducting an open tender for procuring an Individual Consultant or Consultancy Firm to conduct face-to-face interviews with enterprises in Cartagena, Colombia aiming to capture the total transport and logistics costs (TTLC) along the supply chain of automotive, food and beverages sectors. The deadline for applications is 02 November.

New Alliance project to support Brazilian trade

Today (6th August) in São Paulo the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation and Brazil’s National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mark the launch of a new trade facilitation project in Brazil, aiming to boost Brazil’s international trade and implement the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).

Colombian customs modernisation to boost international trade

Colombia’s National Directorate of Taxes and Customs (DIAN) has today (23 May 2018) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, to push forward a major customs modernisation project aimed at boosting international trade and implementing the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.

Major milestone for Alliance project in Colombia

This Friday 23 March, Colombia’s National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute (Invima) will launch its new risk model to reduce physical inspections of food in ports, airports and border crossings by more than 34%. The model, known as Model IVC SOA Ports, will allow much greater efficiency in the inspection process, benefitting both importers and exporters.

New trade facilitation project with Brazil

The Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC) and the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance) have announced a new partnership aimed at increasing Brazil’s competitiveness in international trade and boosting economic development.