WTO AND UPU – CROSS-BORDER TRADE

Discover the seminar and workshop at Parcel+Post Expo this year, including:

  • Defining the parcel locker

  • Technology and lockers

Paul Donohoe, Manager Digital Economy & Trade Programme at the UPU, joins me to discuss the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA):

  • What the TFA means for cross-border e-commerce

  • What it means for postal operators

  • How cross-border trade has been “parcelised” and what that means for border clearance

  • What the UPU is doing regarding the TFA

  • Harmonisation and cost reduction in the postal channel

  • Standardised forms (e.g. for customs)

  • Electronic exchange of information (including CDS platform)

  • EAD and the STOP Act

  • The post as a trade enabling network

  • The UPU’s study

Listen to the podcast and discover more about this seminar here