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With its lean institutional set-up and paperless trading environment, Georgia stands among the top trade reformers in the UNECE region. This is the main conclusion of the UNECE Study on regulatory and procedural barriers to trade in the country, presented today in Geneva. Today, it takes 30
Countries around the world are moving towards seamless global supply chains. This is one of the key preliminary findings of the Joint United Nations Regional Commission (UNRCs) Survey on Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade, presented on Wednesday 12 July, at the World Trade Organization (WTO)
The OECD estimates that countries could reduce trade cost by about 5% only by simplifying trade documents, automating trade, and customs processes. The revision of two
The international trade in persimmon, also known as kaki fruit, will be enhanced with the adoption today by UNECE of the first international quality standard for this fruit.Primarily grown in Asia - with China, Republic of Korea, Japan and Azerbaijan accounting for 95% of the 4.6 million tons
Viktor Khristenko, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organizations in Geneva today.The Memorandum aims at
The UNECE in collaboration with the United Nations Inter-Agency Cluster on Trade and Productive Capacity and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM), is organizing a conference on 30-31 May 2013 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva to support economic growth in the Mediterranean
GenevaOn 29 October,  at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM)  sixth Plenary session, held in Palermo, Italy,  the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) was granted the PAM Award for its contribution towards the region's attainment of  sustainable economic