IATA and UNECE has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to provide a strong support to those countries that are developing and are looking to implement the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement.
This Agreement promises to reduce transportation cost by up to 10% which will help developing countries to be more competitive in the global economy. The MoU, IATA and UNECE will help these countries implement the relevant measures to realize costs savings.
Specific areas of collaboration include:
- Joint promotion of the use of international recommendations and standards and best practices in Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business;
- Joint outreach activities to support countries in their implementation of such recommendation and standards – subject to available resources;
- Consultation and cooperation in these activities with other international institutions, including the World Customs Organization, World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, UNCTAD, ITC, OECD and the International Chamber of Commerce.
- e-Cargo & Technology Conference:
Location: IATA Conference Center
Route de L’Aeroport 33
1215 Geneva, Switzerland
- Aviation Day Peru:
Location: Hilton Lima Miraflores Lima, Peru
Date: 06/17/2015 – 06/18/2015
- Aviation Day Africa & Middle East:
Location: Intercontinental Hotel Nairobi, Kenya
Date: 06/23/2015 – 06/24/2015
- World Specialty Logistics Fair:
Location: JW Marriott Marquis Miami Hotel, Florida
Date: 06/17/2015 – 06/20/2015
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