National Committees on Trade Facilitation - A WCO Guide

This guidance on the establishment and maintenance of NCTFS supplements many ;WCO tools that already support the implementation of the TFA and related cooperation of all stakeholders - including (but not limited to):

  • the TFA Implemen¬≠tation Guidance including its new Introduction around organizational approaches;
  • chapters on stakeholder engagement in the WCO Capacity Building Development Compendium;
  • the CBM and Single Window Compendiums;
  • the WCO Data Model (offering standardized data for Customs, border agencies and the private sector);
  • and the Time Release Study approach (as a means to identify bottlenecks of cooperation of Customs, other border agencies and the private sector in border procedures).