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CLDP Conducts Trade Facilitation Workshop Part I: Advance Rulings


On April 26-27, CLDP, in collaboration with Kosovo’s Customs Services, conducted the first workshop in a series on the implementation of customs procedures in line with the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement. The workshop focused on the issuance of advance rulings on valuations, classification, and...

Moldova - Ambassador to US Meeting

On February 14th CLDP met with Ambassador Viorel Ursu at Moldova's Embassy to the United States in Washington, DC. CLDP's multiple workstreams, areas of future cooperation, and Moldova's transitioning government were all topics of the discussion. Ambassador Ursu will be participating in CLDP's...

Morocco: CLDP Leads Workshop on Best Practices in e-Commerce


On November 8-9, CLDP conducted a workshop with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Morocco’s Customs Ministry to highlight e-commerce best practices. The workshop focused on the $800 de minimis threshold and how it supports e-commerce growth. Easing e-commerce trade barriers is a critical...

Acuerdo de Facilitación del Comercio

En 2017, la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) inauguró una nueva era de interconectividad mundial con el Acuerdo de Facilitación del Comercio (AFC), un sistema mundial de normas comerciales que ayuda a los países a desarrollar sus capacidades comerciales. Al eliminar las barreras comerciales, mejorar la colaboración con el sector privado y acelerar los procedimientos aduaneros, el AFC...

Trade Facilitation Agreement

In 2017, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ushered in a new age of global interconnectivity with the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), a global system of trade rules that assists countries in developing their trade capacities. By removing trade barriers, improving collaboration with the private sector, and speeding up customs procedures, the TFA promotes the overall productivity, transparency...