Afghanistan

20 measures notified in Cat. C

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3 measures shifted between categories

Category C analysis

Afghanistan has requested assistance and support for capacity building for a total number of 20 measures as detailed below.

1.2.1 (a), (b), (c)
1.2.2
1.2.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2020

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance and capacity building for establishment, operationalization and sustainability of Trade Facilitation Portal;
• Training for HR;
• Software and ICT infrastructure to maintain TFP and align with international best practices;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on the use of the portal.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

1.3.1
1.3.2
1.3.3
1.3.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2021

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Staff capacity building on operating and maintaining enquiry points;
• Technical assistance, capacity building training for HR and for establishment of and maintenance of enquiry points;
• Support on building institutional mechanism for the functioning of the EP; mandate, procedures, fees; position for the services of the EP within the designated government entity;
• ICT infrastructure and technology for maintaining enquiry points and creating database of requests and information provided, etc.;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on communication with enquiry points.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

2.1.1
2.1.2
2.1.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Staff capacity building on developing procedures; managing notification and public comment on proposed laws and regulations;
• Technical assistance and capacity building and training for HR on managing notification and public comment on proposed laws and regulations;
• Institutional support for establishment of efficient standing body, engaging traders’ associations, creation of a single mechanism for providing and receiving comments and effective publishing of information, etc.;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on a new instrument and modalities for comments.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

2.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2022

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance and capacity building and HR training for developing public consultation strategy, procedures and on carrying out consultations;
• Legal support, including design, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on consultation mechanism.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

3.1
3.2 (a), (b)
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6 (a), (b), (c)
3.7
3.8
3.9 (a) (i), (ii), (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (c), (d)
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2019

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance and capacity building for advance rulings implementation;
• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Equipment/technology for upgrading the laboratories;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on advance rulings mechanism.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

5.1 (a), (b), (c), (d)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2023

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance on the design and establishment of a notification system for enhanced controls or inspections;
• Capacity building and HR training on implementing a notification system for enhanced controls or inspections;
• ICT Infrastructure for establishing an automated notification system.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

5.3.1
5.3.2
5.3.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2022

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Testing kits and other relevant laboratory equipment/materials;
• Technical support to develop testing parameters and accreditation for veterinary laboratories;
• ICT infrastructure, soft infrastructure (networking, automation, high-speed internet).
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

7.1.1
7.1.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance, capacity building and Hr training on pre –arrival processing, including required changes in the clearance procedure, changes in ASYCUDA and in risk management;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on pre-arrival processing mechanism;
• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

7.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance on the design and establishment of an electronic payment system;
• ICT Infrastructure and equipment for enabling the system.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Infrastructure and equipment


Shift from Cat. B to Cat. C notification.

7.4.1
7.4.2
7.4.3
7.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance on the design and establishment of a risk management system;
• ICT Infrastructure and equipment for an automated risk management system;
• Capacity building and HR training on implementing the risk management system.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training


Shift from Cat. B to Cat. C notification.

7.5.1
7.5.2
7.5.3
7.5.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance for mainstreaming of Post Clearance Audit into daily operations;
• Capacity building and HR training.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training


Shift from Cat. B to Cat. C notification.

7.6.1
7.6.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance and capacity building and HR training on designing, planning and implementing TRS, including on building methodology, testing it and making it sustainable. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.7.1
7.7.2 (a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (i), (ii)
7.7.3 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g)
7.7.4
7.7.5
7.7.6
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance and capacity building, HR training on design, implementation and review of authorized trader scheme, audit abilities
• Awareness raising for the private sector on application of the scheme
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

7.8.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
7.8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d)
7.8.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2022

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.;
• Equipment and facilities for express cargo inspection.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment

8.1
8.2 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, agreements, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance for putting in place technical arrangements for sharing of data and information, developing a strategy/framework for border agency cooperation;
• Capacity building and HR training on border agency cooperation and share of best practices;
• Equipment and facilities for border crossing points.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, Human resources and training

10.2.1
10.2.2
10.2.3

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2022

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, agreements, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance on developing a system for periodic review of formalities and documentation requirements;
• ICT infrastructure, technology and equipment for border agencies and government agencies;
• Capacity building of HR on the benefits of electronic documentation and processes and treatment of copies;
• Awareness raising for the private sector.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

10.3.1
10.3.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, agreements, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance, capacity building, HR training on the relevant international standards, testing procedures and international best practices.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, agreements, SoP, etc.;
• Technical assistance in developing a comprehensive and operational SW system
• ICT Infrastructure and equipment for automation at each agency;
• ICT infrastructure and equipment for SW;
• Capacity building and training of HR on the use and implementation of SW;
• Awareness raising and capacity building for the private sector on the effective use of SW.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

11.5

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Physical infrastructure

Tags: Infrastructure and equipment

11.9

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Technical assistance, capacity building and Hr training on pre –arrival processing, including required changes in the clearance procedure, changes in ASYCUDA and in risk management;
• Awareness raising for the private sector on pre-arrival processing mechanism;
• Legal support on designing, drafting of legislative changes and necessary regulations, SoP, etc.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

12.2.1
12.2.2
12.3
12.4.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f)
12.4.2
12.5.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f)
12.5.2
12.5.3
12.6.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)
12.6.2
12.7.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)
12.7.2
12.8
12.9.1
12.9.2
12.10 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h)
12.11.1 (a), (b), (c)
12.11.2
12.12.1
12.12.2
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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2027

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Legal support on drafting agreements;
• Technical assistance and capacity building on best practices in customs cooperation and drafting the agreements.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

Legend

C Fully notified in C Cp Partially notified in C E Extension of time requested
Donor arrangement notified Donor arrangement not yet notified