Wto Agreement On Trade Facilitation Pdf

(c) To ensure that the measures being reformed in private sector trade facilitation are taken into account in ancillary activities; 3. The panel is made up of five highly qualified people in the areas of trade facilitation, assistance and capacity-building assistance. The composition of the expert group ensures a balance between nationals of developing countries and members of developed countries. When a Member State is involved in the least developed countries, the panel includes at least one national of a Member State with the least developed country. If the committee fails to agree on the composition of the panel within 20 days of its creation, the Director General, in consultation with the chair of the committee, determines the composition of the panel in accordance with this paragraph. 1.1 Members agreed on the need to ensure that distributors are aware of their compliance obligations, encourage voluntary compliance so that importers can, in appropriate circumstances, correct themselves without penalty, and apply compliance measures to adopt stricter measures for non-compliant distributors. (14) 4.1 Members strive to establish or maintain a single time window for economic operators to provide participating authorities or agencies with documents and/or data requirements for the importation, export or transit of goods through a single port of entry. After reviewing the documentation and/or data by the relevant authorities or agencies, the results are communicated to applicants in a timely manner through the single window. (c) the member immediately terminates or suspends the notification or guidelines when the circumstances leading to it are no longer present or when the amended circumstances may be treated less restrictively; and (c) the least restrictive measure adopted when two or more alternative measures are reasonably available to achieve the political objectives concerned; and 3.1 Each member, within its available resources, sets up one or more request points from one or more investigative agencies to respond to appropriate requests from governments, economic operators and other interested parties regarding the issues covered in paragraph 1.1 and provide the necessary forms and documents in accordance with paragraph 1.1 a).