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22 to 27 September 2014

The Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum (APTFF) 2014 was jointly organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Ministry of Commerce of Thailand. APTFF 2014 was held on 24 and 25 September 2014 at BITEC, Bang-Na, Bangkok, Thailand.


Related documents


  1. Programme of Events for the Asia Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum (APTFF) 2014
  2. Programme for APTFF 2014


  1. Facilitating logistics services and infrastructure for trade in perishable goods: Agri-Export showcase for mangosteen and trade facilitation with Phytosanitary certificate
  2. National experiences in stakeholder engagement and interagency coordination
  3. Lessons learned from methods of integrating small farmers in agricultural trade supply chain
  4. Lessons learnt from coordinating national trade facilitation initiative
  5. Electronic Traceability in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and way forward
  6. Intergovernmental coordination for trade facilitation and paperless trade
  7. Implication of WTO TFA to developing countries in Asia and the Pacific
  8. Innovative trade financing initiatives for SMEs
  9. Trade Facilitation Benefit Demonstration
  10. Facilitating SMEs in trade
  11. Integrated approach for monitoring trade facilitation performance
  12. E-Commerce for SME
  13. Measuring and monitoring trade facilitation and logistics performance: Experience in ASEAN countries
  14. Facilitating SMEs’ participation in international trade: Perspectives from the Conference of Asia Pacific Express Carriers
  15. Paperless trade to facilitate performance monitoring
  16. Findings from a study on the National Trade Facilitation Bodies in the World


  1. APTFF 2014 Summary of Proceedings and Discussions
  2. List of Participants for APTFF 2014


Side events

UNNExT Advisory Group on Cross-border Paperless Trade Facilitation 

Workshop on Enabling Cross-border Paperless Trade 

SATNET Asia Workshop on Good Practices in Agricultural Trade Facilitation in South and South-East Asia

UNNExT Advisory Group Meeting on Trade Facilitation for SMEs

Global Facilitation Partnership for Transportation and Trade (GFP) Meeting of the GFP Steering Committee

UNNExT Advisory Committee Meeting 2014

APTFF Capacity Building Workshop on Implementing Trade Facilitation: Perishable Goods and Single Window

Regional Organizations Cooperation Mechanism for Trade Facilitation (ROC-TF) Annual Meeting 2014

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