Project Details
Capacity Development of Selected Developing Member Countries on the Implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement of the WTO
Sector:Trade Facilitation
Summary:The technical assistance (TA) is the last of the four World Trade Organization (WTO)-related capacity development programs launched by the Asian Development Bank at the request of the Government of Japan.
Expected Outcome:The TA intended to provide the developing member countries (DMCs) with a clear understanding of the contents of the agreement, in particular, the obligations of customs administrations under the agreement, to equip the DMCs and their customs administrations with the necessary knowledge and skills.

This was to be accomplished through a series of intensive courses on the three aspects of implementation of trade facilitation.

Expected Outputs:
Date Approved:2006
Expected Completion:2008
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:Asian Development Bank: $450,000
Links/Documents:TA Completion Report