Members advance work to improve transparency in import licensing procedures

As part of overall efforts to improve transparency, WTO members advanced work to ensure that import licensing procedures remain simple, straightforward and predictable. At a meeting of the Committee on Import Licensing Procedures on 8 April 2022, members reviewed 69 notifications, discussed several specific trade concerns about import licensing regimes, and advanced work on the e-agenda project for the Committee and on the development and improvement of the import licensing website and database.