The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement Facility (TFAF or the Facility) was created at the request of developing and least-developed country (LDC) Members to help ensure that they receive the assistance they need to reap the full benefits of the Trade Facilitation Agreement, and to support the ultimate goal of full implementation of this new Agreement by all Members. Read More>>
A major milestone for the global trading system was reached on 22 February 2017 when the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21 year history of the World Trade Organization entered into force. In receiving four more ratifications for the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the WTO has obtained the two-thirds acceptance of the agreement from its 164 members needed to bring the TFA into force.
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The Trade Facilitation Agreement entered into force on 22 February 2017 when the WTO obtained the two-thirds acceptance of the Agreement from its 164 Members.
> For more information visit TFA enters into force here
|No.||COUNTRY||DATE OF RATIFICATION|
|1.||ANGOLA||In process of ratification|
|3.||BURUNDI||In process of ratification|
|4.||COMOROS||In process of ratification|
|6.||ERITREA||In process of ratification|
|7.||ETHIOPIA||In process of ratification|
|17.||SOMALIA||In process of ratification|
|19.||SOUTH SUDAN||In process of ratification|
|20.||KINGDOM OF ESWATINI||21.11.2016|
|21.||TANZANIA||In process of ratification|