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The National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) provides a forum for the discussion of strategic issues affecting Australian Industry stakeholders in the international trade environment. The NCTF looks for opportunities for reform and improvements to Australia’s domestic trade facilitation environment and engagement with the international trade environment. The NCTF fulfils the obligations required by the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Trade Facilitation, and also serves as The Department of Home Affairs Ministerial Advisory Committee on Deregulation for trade facilitation issues.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    International Agreement / Treaty / Council Order

  • Established By/Under More info

    As part of Australia’s obligation under Article 13.2 of the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on Trade Facilitation (ATF), which all members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed to adopt on 27 November 2014

  • Paid Members?

    No

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    20

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    28 May 2015

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