Members put trade facilitation support in sharper focus, aim to close gaps in next 2 years

WTO members on 1 December held focused discussions on how to better assist developing and least-developed countries in meeting their commitment to implement certain provisions of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) in 2023 and 2024. Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala called for more cooperation amid global shocks and technological advances to ensure no member is left behind.