Shifting between categories B and C

Shifting between categories B and C

Article 19 of the TFA states that a developing or least-developed Member can shift a measure from category B to category C or from category C to category B by notifying this information to the Trade Facilitation Committee.

In the event that additional time is required to implement a shifted measure, Members can also request an extension of time under Article 17

Category shifts Overall Developing LDCs
Members that have shifted categories from B to C
Members that have shifted categories from C to B
Members that have shifted categories with extended definitive dates
No. of measures shifted between categories 146 62 84
No. of measures shifted from B to C 47 19 28
No. of measures shifted from C to B 99 43 56
No. of measures shifted with extended definitive dates 14 14 0

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