Workshop: Lessons Learned from 18 National Readiness Assessments for Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific

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11:00 am
 – 12:00 pm

This workshop will present legal and technical readiness for paperless and cross-border paperless trade in Asia and the Pacific, based on initial readiness assessment studies conducted in 18 countries. The session will highlight key commonalities and divergences among countries, regions and country groupings of their advancement towards cross-border paperless trade, which could support identification of regional priorities and challenges. A country case conducting and utilizing readiness assessment will also be presented, as well as some recommendations for enhancing future readiness assessments.