It is estimated that it is in developing and least developed countries, mainly African countries, that trade costs could be significantly reduced. 1.2 Each Member, to the extent that it is feasible and in accordance with its domestic law and legal system, ensures that laws and regulations of general or new application or amended relating to the transfer, release and release of goods, including goods in transit, are made public as soon as possible before they come into force. , to allow merchants and other interested parties to meet with them. 2. Each member cooperates, where possible and where possible, under conditions agreed with other members with whom it has a common border, in order to coordinate procedures at border crossing points to facilitate cross-border exchanges. This cooperation and coordination may include: 7.3 Trade facilitation measures in paragraph 7.1 include at least three of the following measures: (7) In addition, developing and least developed countries have had to provide the WTO with information on contact points for the coordination of these TACBs (Article 22.3). Since 22 February 2019, only five developing countries have met this commitment. This low compliance makes it difficult for development partners to coordinate aid and the willingness of these countries to carry out ambitious trade facilitation projects. 4.2 Each member designs and applies risk management in such a way as to avoid arbitrary or unjustified discrimination or disguised restrictions on international trade. (iii) Members should also promote internal coordination between their trade and development agents, both in the capitals and in Geneva, in the implementation of this Agreement and technical assistance; 3. The panel is made up of five highly qualified people in the areas of trade facilitation, assistance and capacity-building assistance.
The composition of the expert group ensures a balance between nationals of developing countries and members of developed countries. When a Member State is involved in the least developed countries, the panel includes at least one national of a Member State with the least developed country. If the committee fails to agree on the composition of the panel within 20 days of its creation, the Director General, in consultation with the chair of the committee, determines the composition of the panel in accordance with this paragraph.