|作者：||Committee on Trade Facilitation|
FIRST REVIEW OF THE OPERATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
OF THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT
5 REPORTS TO
THE COMMITTEE BY THE TRADE FACILITATION AGREEMENT
FACILITY AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS PLUS THE GLOBAL ALLIANCE ON TRADE FACILITATION ON THEIR ACTIVITIES TO SUPPORT MEMBERS IN THE
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TFA. 26
1.1. The First Review of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA, the Agreement, TF Agreement) is being carried out in 2021 in accordance with the mandate under Article 23.1.6 of the Agreement. Article 23.1.6 provides that "[t]he Committee shall review the operation and implementation of this Agreement four years from its entry into force, and periodically thereafter".
1.2. While the mandate in Article 23.1.6 stipulates that the review period starts from the entry into force of the Agreement, in order to capture all notifications submitted by Members, the notification data contained in this factual report covers the period from 1 January 2014 to [31 October] 2021.
1.3. Otherwise, this report covers the period from 22 February 2017 to [31 October] 2021.
1.4. At its meeting of 3 March 2021, the Committee on Trade Facilitation (TF Committee, Committee, TFC) adopted a calendar and procedure to undertake the First Review, which included the circulation of a first draft factual section of the review. Accordingly, this document provides information regarding the implementation and operation issues of the Agreement, as determined by Members during the review period.
1.5. The document is structured according to Sections I, II and III of the Agreement. It also includes quantitative information on the submitted notifications, a description of the thematic and experience sharing sessions, written submissions by Members and other issues relevant to each Section of the Agreement.