Trade Facilitation Agreement Impact

The case of Mauricie, where most of the tab reforms are implemented under the TFA, shows that recommendations with significant results can be implemented fairly quickly. Mauritius is one of the first economies to ratify the TFA agreement (March 2015) and start working on the TFA agenda even before the agreement enters into force in February 2017. since June 2016, Mauritius allows the deposit of the manifest and the customs declaration before arrival (Article 7.1); improve the risk management system (Article 7.4); reducing the use of hard copies (Article 10.2); and initiated a systematic process of exchanging information with other control bodies (Article 10.4). . . .