Working Documents

Draft Roadmap

The Steering Group on Cross-Border Paperless Trade Facilitation works on the preparation of a draft road map and supporting documents for the implementation of substantive provisions in the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific. 

Regional Arrangement

The Steering Group is mandated to make further improvements to the draft text of the regional arrangement on facilitation of cross-border paperless trade as a potential intergovernmental agreement and completed the task. The finalized text, entitled Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, as well as different versions of earlier texts can be found as below:  

 

Version (Month Year) Note
Final May 2016 Certified True Copy of the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific
April 2015 Revised draft text from the First Meeting of Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation
April 2014 Revised draft text from the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Meeting on a Regional Arrangement for the Facilitation of Crossborder Paperless Trade
September 2013 Revised draft text from three subregional review and one regional review meetings
May 2013 Outcome of two rounds of expert review/revision on the draft text proposed by a regional study
February 2013 Initial draft text proposed by a regional study