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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Vanuatu
June 2016
Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)
June 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • WEF

Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2016
Description
This course aimed to build the capacity of committee chairs, help develop a network of contacts among chairs of national trade facilitation committees of different Members and a good working relationship with the organizations that will provide technical assistance to support their respective national committees.
Country
Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
Trade facilitation project for Vanuatu
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

Trade facilitation project for Vanuatu

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Description
project scope to be determined
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies
Country
Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
May 2014
Needs Assessment
May 2014
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
  • Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)
  • Australia

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2014
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
conducted in a regional setting
Country
Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
November 2009
Needs Assessment
November 2009
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • Australia
  • OCO

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2009
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu
April 2013
Needs Assessment
April 2013
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)
  • Finland
  • OTCA

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
April 2013
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
conducted in a regional setting
Country
Vanuatu
  • Viet Nam
January 2015 to January 2021
Trade facilitation project for Vietnam
January 2015 to January 2021
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • GATF
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • DFAT

Trade facilitation project for Vietnam

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2015 to January 2021
Description
1.1 Publication
1.2 Information Available through Internet
7.6 Establishment and Publication of Average Release Times
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Viet Nam
May 2020 to April 2024
Vietnam - Swiss Trade Policy and Promotion Project
May 2020 to April 2024
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • SECO/ITC

Vietnam - Swiss Trade Policy and Promotion Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2020 to April 2024
Description
The project is to improve trade performance and international competitiveness of MSMEs through enhanced favorable framework condition for trade, public-private dialogue mechanisms, and a strengthened eco-system for dynamic trade promotion to achieve this long-term objective, the programme foresees to accomplish three major outcomes: 1) Exports are facilitated and documented in a National Strategy; 2) the private sector collaborates with the Government through public-private dialogues for export development; and 3) dynamic Business Support Organizations (BSOs) are enabled to deliver services to SMEs for exports and participation in global value chains.
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • Viet Nam
January 2015 - Ongoing
Trade facilitation project for Vietnam
January 2015 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • GATF
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Trade facilitation project for Vietnam

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2015 - Ongoing
Description
1.1 Publication
1.2 Information Available through Internet
7.6 Establishment and Publication of Average Release Times
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Burkina Faso
  • Mali
  • Niger
January 2018 to December 2020
Trade Facilitation Assistance in Vietnam, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso
January 2018 to December 2020
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)/ITC

Trade Facilitation Assistance in Vietnam, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2018 to December 2020
Description
Based on a country prioritisation assessment carried out by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), ITC is providing technical assistance, funded by Denmark, to Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Vietnam to support them in the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, with a particular focus on public/private sector TFA capacity-building and establishment/enhancement of Trade Facilitation Portals.
Country
Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Viet Nam
Contacts
  • Viet Nam
January 2020 to December 2023
Vietnam - Swiss Trade Policy and Promotion Project
January 2020 to December 2023
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • SECO/ITC

Vietnam - Swiss Trade Policy and Promotion Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2020 to December 2023
Description
The project is to improve trade performance and international competitiveness of MSMEs through enhanced favorable framework condition for trade, public-private dialogue mechanisms, and a strengthened eco-system for dynamic trade promotion to achieve this long-term objective, the programme foresees to accomplish three major outcomes: 1) Exports are facilitated and documented in a National Strategy; 2) the private sector collaborates with the Government through public-private dialogues for export development; and 3) dynamic Business Support Organizations (BSOs) are enabled to deliver services to SMEs for exports and participation in global value chains.
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • Viet Nam
July 2017 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Introducing a modern customs bond system for conditional release of goods in Vietnam
July 2017 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Middle-term project
  • Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
  • - co-led by World Economic Forum
  • Centre for International Private Entreprise
  • International Chamber of Commerce '- donors: US
  • in cooperation with Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - donors: US
  • Canada
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • 3033 Germany No 2/Customs
  • Australia
  • Denmark - Private sector partners (available on the Alliance website)

Introducing a modern customs bond system for conditional release of goods in Vietnam

Project type
Middle-term project
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2017 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Description
Reducing hold rates and times through the establishment of a regime of conditional release guaranteed by a customs bond.
Counterpart:
Private sector: DHL, Maersk, UPS, Walmart, Roanoke, VPSF Public sector: Vietnam Customs, Insurance Supervision Agency of the Ministry of Finance
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • info@tradefacilitation.org
  • yuri.saito@weforum.org
  • Viet Nam
  • Niger
  • Mali
January 2018 to January 2021
Trade Facilitation Assistance in Vietnam, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso
January 2018 to January 2021
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • Danish International Development Agency/International Tade Centre

Trade Facilitation Assistance in Vietnam, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2018 to January 2021
Description
Based on a country prioritisation assessment carried out by the Danish International Development Agency, ITC will provide technical assistance, funded by Denmark, to Vietnam, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso to support them in the implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, with a particular focus on public/private sector TFA capacity-building and establishment/enhancement of Trade Facilitation Portals.
Country
Viet Nam, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso
Contacts
  • Viet Nam
July 2017 to June 2020
Introducing a modern customs bond system for conditional release of goods in Vietnam
July 2017 to June 2020
Middle-term project
  • Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation
  • - co-led by World Economic Forum
  • Centre for International Private Entreprise
  • International Chamber of Commerce '- donors: US
  • Canada
  • UK Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD);
  • Germany
  • Australia
  • Denmark '- Private sector partners (available on the Alliance website)

Introducing a modern customs bond system for conditional release of goods in Vietnam

Project type
Middle-term project
Exact Date (with end date)
July 2017 to June 2020
Description
Introduce Asia's first modern customs bond system for the conditional release of goods, allowing traders to guarantee their payment of duties andn taxes and expedite release of their goods.
Counterpart:
Private sector: DHL, Maersk, UPS, Walmart, Roanoke, VPSF Public sector: Vietnam Customs, Insurance Supervision Agency of the Ministry of Finance
Country
Viet Nam
Contacts
  • info@tradefacilitation.org
  • yuri.saito@weforum.org
  • Viet Nam
June 2016
Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)
June 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF)
  • International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • WEF

Advanced Course for Chairs of National TF Committees (English)

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
June 2016
Description
This course aimed to build the capacity of committee chairs, help develop a network of contacts among chairs of national trade facilitation committees of different Members and a good working relationship with the organizations that will provide technical assistance to support their respective national committees.
Country
Viet Nam
  • Viet Nam
Trade facilitation project for Vietnam
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

Trade facilitation project for Vietnam

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Description
TA on Trade Portal, NTFC, TRS.
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies
Country
Viet Nam
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade (Phase II)
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2021 to December 2024
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • EU/ITC
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
August 2016 to March 2020
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • EU/ITC
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade (Phase II)
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
April 2020 to March 2024
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • EU/ITC
Country:
Armenia, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
Title: WCO Regional Workshop on the Development of Transit Guidelines
Type:
Short-term training activity or other event
Date:
April 2017
Implementing Orgs:
  • Japan-CCF/Customs
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: EU Trade-Related Assistance - Advancing Afghan Trade
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2016 to January 2019
Contacts:
Implementing Orgs:
  • European Union/International Trade Centre
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: Implementing Trade Facilitation and the Sustainable Development Goals in Central Asia
Type:
Short-term training activity or other event
Date:
July 2017
Implementing Orgs:
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
    • World Trade Organization
    • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  • World Trade Organization
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Country:
Afghanistan
Title: HMRC-WCO-UNCTAD TFA Capacity Building Programme
Type:
Multi-year technical assistance project
Date:
January 2015 to January 2018
Implementing Orgs:
  • DFID/ITC
    • World Customs Organization (WCO)
    • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

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