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Trade Facilitation and E-business(UN/CEFACT)


The United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) is a subsidiary, intergovernmental body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) which serves as a focal point within the United Nations Economic and Social Council for trade facilitation recommendations and electronic business standards. It has global membership and its members are experts from intergovernmental organizations, individual countries' authorities and also from the business community.

In focus

As we wrap up this eventful and impactful year, I am pleased to share our annual newsletter, summarizing our joint achievements over the year, as well as listing the key milestones and activities. As we are setting a course for a new 2023, we look forward to working together and contributing towards a sustainable and resilient trade in the years ahead.


31 January 2023: This is to announce a 60-day public review until 2023/03/31 concerning the White Paper Digital Product Conformity Certificate Exchange project. Please use the Public Comment Log provided to facilitate the preparation of a Disposition Log by the Project Team.

11 January 2023: The UN/CEFACT secretariat is pleased to announce that the UN/EDIFACT directories version D.22B has been validated by the Validation Focal Point and officially published. It is now available for browsing in the UN/EDIFACT section of the UN/CEFACT website. and can be downloaded from the UN/EDIFACT Directories.


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