France provides assistance and assistance to developing and least developed countries in terms of capacity building in the development of trade facilitation through different channels. The Treasury Directorate-General and the Directorate General of Customs and Indirect Taxation participate either through international organizations: the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, etc., bilaterally directly with countries in need of foreign assistance to improve trade facilitation in the area of trade facilitation. This aid is implemented by French economic operators such as the French Development Agency. Full implementation of FTAs is estimated to reduce trade costs by an average of 14.3% and boost world trade by up to $1 trillion per year, with the highest growth in the poorest countries. For the first time in the history of the WTO, the implementation of the agreement is directly linked to the country`s ability to do so. A Trade Facilitation Mechanism (TFAF) has been set up to ensure that developing and least developed countries receive the assistance they need to take full advantage of the benefits of the TFA. 1.5 The Committee maintains close contacts with other international trade facilitation organizations, such as the WCO, in order to obtain the best possible recommendations for the implementation and management of the agreement and to avoid unnecessary duplication. To this end, the Committee may invite representatives of these organizations or their subsidiary bodies to launch their national trade facilitation committees by inviting distributors: public-private partnerships are the cornerstones necessary for the implementation of the WTO TFA to succeed. Who knows better than traders the bottlenecks in business procedures? It is therefore important to invite them to participate in the commissions.
In addition, the NTF states should combine synergies with other national committees, such as. B health and plant health regulatory committees or technical barriers to trade and the promotion of regional platforms. (c) the least restrictive measure chosen where two or more alternative measures are reasonably available to achieve the political objectives concerned; and (ii) for least developed countries, the expanded integrated framework for trade assistance to least developed countries should be part of this coordination process; and ratify – the sooner the better: the developing countries that will ratify the agreement in the coming months (and hopefully not years) have already missed some critical deadlines that will prevent them from using as much as possible the specific and differentiated provisions for the treatment of ADTs.