Tag Archives: Trade Facilitation Agreement

Concept Note on Trade Facilitation Agreement

By | March 15, 2017

Concept Note on Trade Facilitation Agreement  India tabled the “Concept Note for an initiative on Trade Facilitation in Services” dated 27 September 2016(S/WPDR/W/55) at the WTO. The objective behind India’s proposal for an Agreement on Trade Facilitation in Services (TFS) is to initiate discussions at the WTO on how to comprehensively address the numerous border… Read More »

Trade Facilitation Agreement divided into 3 parts

By | May 4, 2016

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce & Industry, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) envisages faster clearances and reduction of red tapism at the borders and would thereby help in the ease of doing business. She said that ratification of the TFA is bound to change the Indian trade and… Read More »

Cabinet approves Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)

By | February 17, 2016

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Proposal for Notification of Commitments under the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of World Trade Organization (WTO), ratification and acceptance of the Instrument of Acceptance of Protocol of TFA to the WTO Secretariat and constitution of the National Committee on Trade Facilitation… Read More »