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In focus: The Fourth Meeting of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group on Cross-Border Paperless Trade Facilitation took place on 22-23 March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Following adoption of the UN treaty text of the Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-Border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific in 2016, the steering group now focuses on preparation of an implementation roadmap of the agreement and related supporting document. After 5 countries formally signed the treaty last year, including Armenia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, and Islamic Republic of Iran, Azerbaijan became the first country to ratify the UN treaty in March 2018.