Representatives of the European Commission stressed that EU member states should deepen measures to facilitate trade so that the European Union becomes “the champion of trade facilitation”. They also recalled that the EU must help countries in difficulty to implement the provisions of the agreement (including by providing technical assistance and setting up capacity building programmes). Thus, the first day of the seminar allowed businesses and Ferdi to share their own perception of trade facilitation. He addresses Ferdi to invite the customs representatives from Burina Faso, Côte d`Ivoire, Cameroon, and Senegal for a debate. See the programme The round tables and exchanges on the first day focused on the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (MEA) in the European Union.
Trade Facilitation Agreement Francais
October 12, 2021