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ANNEX D+ TFA IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

Country Exact Date (with end date) Title Type Implementing Orgs View
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
January 2019 - Ongoing
Boliva Trade Faciliation Support
January 2019 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • GIZ WCO/Customs

Boliva Trade Faciliation Support

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2019 - Ongoing
Description
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Brazil
November 2019 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Support for the implementation of the AEO Regional Recognition Arrangement in Latin America and the Caribbean
November 2019 - 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)

Support for the implementation of the AEO Regional Recognition Arrangement in Latin America and the Caribbean

Project type
Middle-term project
Exact Date (with end date)
November 2019 - under review due to COVID-19 impact
Description
Reducing clearance costs for AEO certified companies in the participating countries, enhancing customs-to-customs collaboration, improving customs-to-business collaboration and facilitating future negotiations with relevant trading partners that will unlock additional benefits for AEO companies and contribute to
strengthening and securing the international supply chain.
Counterpart:
Private sector: rs International Federation of AEO Companies (IFAEO), International Association of AEO Customs Brokers and Logistics Opreators, International Association of Professional Customs Brokers (ASAPRA), ICC National Committees Public sector: Dirección General de Aduanas (General Customs Directorate - Argentina) Aduana Nacional (National Customs Service - Bolivia), Receita Federal (Customs Administration - Brazil), Dirección de Impuestos y Aduanas Nacionales (National Directorate of Taxes and Customs - Colombia), Servicio Nacional de Aduanas (National Customs Service - Chile), Dirección General de Aduanas (General Customs Directorate - Dominican Republic), Superintendencia de Administración Tributaria (Superintendency of Tax Administration - Guatemala), Dirección Nacional de Aduanas (National Customs Directorate - Paraguay), Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria (Superintendency of Customs and Tax Administration - Peru), Dirección Nacional de Aduanas (National Customs Directorate - Uruguay)
Country
Argentina, Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
Contacts
  • info@tradefacilitation.org
  • yuri.saito@weforum.org
  • Uruguay
  • Paraguay
  • Argentina
March 2017
Workshop on “WCO Data Model”
March 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF-Japan/Customs

Workshop on “WCO Data Model”

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2017
Description
• Provide understanding on the building block of the WCO Data Model, including the harmonized, standardized and reusable WCO DM Components, Information Package as well as electronic messages.
• Furnish necessary expertise to harmonize data requirements toward regional interoperability.
• Support the development of Mercosur Information Package based on the WCO Data Model.
Country
Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
October 2016
Assessment and validation workshop and support for the categorization process
October 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Trade Organization
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)

Assessment and validation workshop and support for the categorization process

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2016
Description
Additional activities to be agreed.
Counterpart:
Ministry of Foreign Relations, Customs and border agencies
Country
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Bolivia, Plurinational State of
October 2016
Workshop of Implementation of TFA
October 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)

Workshop of Implementation of TFA

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2016
Counterpart:
Bolivia Customs
Country
Bolivia, Plurinational State of
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
January 2014 - Ongoing
Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project
January 2014 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • CEFTA Secretariat
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 - Ongoing
Description
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
January 2014 - Ongoing
Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project
January 2014 - Ongoing
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • CEFTA Secretariat
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID); United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Eastern Europe Trade Facilitation Project

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2014 - Ongoing
Description
23.2 National Committee on Trade Facilitation
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
February 2017
Mercator Programme
February 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Eurocustoms/Customs

Mercator Programme

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
February 2017
Description
Tailor-made support to Bosnia & Herzegovina for implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (awareness-raising, identifying key priorities for implementation, NCTF support)
Counterpart:
Chamber of Commerce
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
May 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina National Workshop on Time Release Study
May 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Eurocustoms/Customs

Bosnia and Herzegovina National Workshop on Time Release Study

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
May 2017
Description
o To introduce Bosnia and Herzegovina to WCO TRS tool in order to allow Customs and other border agencies to improve compliance and at the same time improve facilitation for imports-exports.
o To assist Bosnia and Herzegovina Indirect Taxation Authority in designing their Time Release Study and to list the processing activities to be examined
o To build national capacity of Bosnia and Herzegovina Customs in order for the country to conduct a Time Release Study (TRS).
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
December 2017
Customs Risk Management
December 2017
Short-term training activity or other event
  • CCF Eurocustoms/Customs

Customs Risk Management

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
December 2017
Description
To assist the Customs Administration in strengthening the existing Risk Management practices by focusing on cargo selectivity, intelligence support and compliance management.
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
March 2016
CEFTA – Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation
March 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Trade Organization
  • CEFTA Secretariat
  • Alianza Global para la Facilitación del Comercio
  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • United States of America (USA)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • World Bank Group (WBG)
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)

CEFTA – Workshop on the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
March 2016
Description
The objective of this workshop was to assist participants to have a better understanding of Trade Facilitation Agreement, Category A,B & C Notifications and implementation assistance and support that is available.
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Asessment workshop with USAID
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

Asessment workshop with USAID

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Description
support to iplement AP 5 and the establishment of the NTFC and assistance to confirm Cats B & C.
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
February 2016 to March 2016
National Workshop on Revised Kyoto Convention
February 2016 to March 2016
Short-term training activity or other event
  • World Customs Organization (WCO)
  • Germany

National Workshop on Revised Kyoto Convention

Project type
Short-term training activity or other event
Exact Date (with end date)
February 2016 to March 2016
Counterpart:
Bosnia and Herzegovina Government
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
October 2015
Needs Assessment
October 2015
Other
  • World Trade Organization
  • United States of America (USA)

Needs Assessment

Project type
Other
Exact Date (with end date)
October 2015
Description
WTO National Trade Facilitation Self-Assessment of Needs and Priorities
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
January 2016 - Completed in 2018
Botswana Trade Portal
January 2016 - Completed in 2018
Multi-year technical assistance project
  • World Bank Group (WBG)

Botswana Trade Portal

Project type
Multi-year technical assistance project
Exact Date (with end date)
January 2016 - Completed in 2018
Description
(inactive in FY19)
1.1 Publication
1.2 Information Available through Internet
Counterpart:
Customs and border agencies, private sector
Country
Botswana
Contacts
  • William Gain Global Program Manager, Trade Facilitation & Border Management 1 202 458-8975 wgain@worldbank.org
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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