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This Recommendation, first published in 1974, has been revised in light of the changing context for Trade Facilitation and the adoption of the Trade Facilitation Agreement of the World Trade Organization. The revised Recommendation suggests that governments establish
Trade facilitation creates a reliable, fast and cost-effective trade environment that benefits all countries and businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It’s a collaborative effort by governments and traders to cut the costs of doing trade,
Sixteen UNECE recommendations have been adopted by the Working Party since 1970 to address standardization and regulatory issues. They set out good practice regarding Regulatory cooperation, Metrology, Standards and Norms, Conformity assessment and Market surveillance.
In recent years, trade facilitation (TF) has been recognised as a key factor in trade and economic development policy. This is due to the realisation that trade facilitation can generate major benefits for the economy in terms of competitiveness and efficiency and can
The activities carried out by UN/CEFACT have very significant effects on the world we live in. They not only have specific impacts related to trade and e-business cutting across a broad range of domains, they also play a significant role in efforts to achieve even the
This updated 2015 brochure (ECE/TRADE/415/Rev.1) provides information about the resources available, free of charge, from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) that can be used to support Aid-for-Trade projects. The
To harvest a plentiful and healthy yield of seed potatoes for trading internationally, producers have first to plant seed potatoes of the highest quality. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has drawn up an international reference quality Standard
Since 2010 the UNECE has been undertaking studies of regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in selected UNECE member countries with economies in transition, with a view to: assisting countries in their efforts to achieve greater regional and global economic
Resilience to disasters for sustainable development (ECE/INF/NONE/2015/2/Rev.1) – revised in October 2019All the countries of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region, including the
The continuous reductions in tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade and the rise of global supply chains have further increased the importance of trade as an engine of growth, creating new opportunities for investments, job
Traceability refers to the completeness of and the ability to access the information about each step in a process or a supply chain. It is the ability to chronologically interrelate uniquely identifiable entities in a verifiable way. In the food industry, it contributes to food safety and brings
This bilingual (English/Russian) publication  (ECE/TRADE/418) presents the results of the International Conference on “Standards and Regulatory Systems”, held in Geneva on
Seed potato certification is the process of assuring the quality of seed potatoes being marketed, usually done nationally according to regulated standards. Planting healthy seed potatoes is a key factor in maximizing the production of usable potatoes for consumption or
UN/CEFACT Recommendation 34: Data Simplification and Standardization for International TradeRecommendation Number 34 (ECE/TRADE/400) was developed in response to a particular set of requests from Single Window implementers
UN/CEFACT Recommendation 35: Establishing a Legal Framework for an International Trade Single Window The publication (ECE/TRADE/401) of Recommendation 35 adds to
This brochure (ECE/TRADE/415) provides information about the resources available, free of charge, from the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) that can be used to support Aid-for-Trade projects. The resources
Assessing regulatory and procedural measures in trade: An Evaluation Methodology (ECE/TRADE/409) ......The Committee on Trade (CT) is a multilateral platform that brings representatives of governments from the 56 member States of
Agricultural Quality Standards for Trade:Setting minimum requirements for fresh fruit and vegetables, dry and dried fruit, meat and seed potatoes (ECE/TRADE/397)
This paper analyses the role of inter-organization collaboration platforms in global trade. It argues that the interoperability among different inter-organization information exchange systems in global supply chains will be the key
Commercial quality standards for agricultural produce are developed and approved by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe through its Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards. These international standards facilitate trade, encourage high-quality production, improve