Guinea

17 measures notified in Cat. C

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Category C analysis

Guinea has requested assistance and support for capacity building for a total number of 17 measures as detailed below.

1.1.1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j)

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Reviewing and improving the existing legal framework.
• Training all relevant border agency officials to have a better understanding of international obligations, relevant domestic laws and roles and identification of the type of information that agencies need to publish.
• Developing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for publication.
• Setting up or identifying a central body to monitor and coordinate the publication of information and updates and the adoption of best practices.
• Developing and establishing a trade portal for publishing all information.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Institutional procedures

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

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Preparing a manual of import/export/transit/appeal procedures for each relevant border agency, designing information forms and identifying the required documents.
• Identifying a central body to monitor and coordinate the publication of information and the adoption of best practices (may be the same body as for Article 1.1).
• IT Training for staff of the central body responsible for designing, developing and maintaining the websites that publish the information.
• Installing appropriate equipment and software systems for border agencies.
• Providing relevant training for border agencies and users.
• Producing a practical guide on import, export and transit procedures, and mobilizing resources to translate such procedures into the WTO languages and publish them online.
• Installing ICT infrastructure and providing ICT material, including website development and agency linkages.
• Raising public awareness of information available online.
• Developing a trade portal for publishing all information.
• Strengthening institutional capacities.
• Stakeholder consultations on the potential trade portal.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Institutional procedures, 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
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Developing specific and clear guidelines on procedures to implement and undertake advance rulings.
• Training customs staff, brokers and importers on the procedures for advance ruling and its importance as well as how it will be implemented.
• Acquiring ICT infrastructure.
• Integrating advance rulings into automated customs systems.
• Raising awareness of the decision maker internally and externally.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, 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 and regulatory review to determine compliance with the provision.
• Analysing the business process: establishing roles and responsibilities for each structure and for all mechanisms used to carry out tasks, including the validity of confirmatory tests across the whole country and the process of notifying the component in the exporting country.
• Developing and validating a manual on standard operating procedures and making the manual available to the concerned institutions through a website with a view to clarifying their respective interventions.
• Training staff in the management of the formal notification system, including national and international best practices.
• Organizing focused seminars for economic operators.
• Building a globally accessible, instantaneous, ICT-based communication system linking the food safety authority, the National Agricultural Quarantine Inspection Authority and border posts (Ministries of Agriculture, Trade, Health, Livestock, Fisheries and the Environment, and customs authorities, etc.) that can be used to send notifications in the form of warnings and information alerts.
• Strengthening mechanisms for achieving the right to an appeal or review.
• Managing risk and developing quality metrology infrastructure and conformity assessment and test procedures.
• Capacity building with regard to standardization.
• Strengthening risk assessment bodies.
• Equipping the notification authority and the enquiry points with material information resources.
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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 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Improving accreditation criteria and/or identifying labs with the capacity to conduct relevant test procedures.
• Capacity building for relevant border agencies, laboratory technicians and traders.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.1.1
7.1.2

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Drawing up and publishing the procedure for pre-arrival processing.
• Holding workshops on pre-arrival processing for stakeholders.
• Setting up a mechanism to provide advance passenger information (API/PNR).

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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.4.1
7.4.2
7.4.3
7.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Developing a risk management strategy with target percentages of low/high risk cargo.
• Establishing risk management operational procedures.
• Analysing and managing risk in data gathering and criteria building.
• Training customs agents in targeting and risk profiling.
• Building and enhancing the technological capacity of border agencies involved in risk management.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.5.1
7.5.2
7.5.3
7.5.4

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Strengthening the legal framework and reorganizing post-clearance audit.
• Connecting the post-clearance audit structures in the risk management system.
• Training customs agents responsible for post-clearance audit.
• Enhancing the technological capacity of border agencies that implement post-clearance audit and incorporating them into risk management programmes.

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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

7.6.1
7.6.2

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Putting in place systems to meet Trade Facilitation Agreement requirements to be able to regularly measure and publish average release times.
• Developing procedures for regularly publishing and measuring average release times.
• Conducting the Time Release Study and publishing the results.
• Holding a training workshop for the Time Release Study with all border agencies.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), 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
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Developing relevant legislation and policies to allow the setup of an Authorized Operators programme.
• Developing proper procedures and criteria for assessing Authorized Operators that meet specified criteria in the Authorized Operators programme.
• Holding a training workshop with all stakeholders on the concept of Authorized Operators.
• Designing and implementing an appropriate system for Authorized Economic Operators.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

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
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating a regulatory and legislative framework for the sending of cargo, parcels and express mail in line with the provisions of the Universal Postal Convention.
• Creating an information form required for releasing goods as soon as they reach an airport.
• Setting up premises (depots or terminals) for express mail.
• Training customs and border agency officials in clearing commercial cargo at airports.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

7.9.1 (a), (b)
7.9.2
7.9.3
7.9.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Setting up suitable facilities for storing perishable goods until they are released.
• Training customs and other border agency officials in the procedures for the release and expedited clearance of perishable goods.

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Tags: Infrastructure and equipment, Human resources and training

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

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2024

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Reviewing the legal framework for cooperation among border agencies.
• Connecting the information systems for the different agencies.
• Holding a workshop to raise awareness among agencies involved in cooperation among border agencies.
• Providing training on inter-agency cooperation procedures.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training, Awareness-raising

10.2.1
10.2.2
10.2.3

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Introducing legislation authorizing the customs authorities and other agencies to accept copies of supporting documents required for import, export and transit formalities in place of the originals, subject to any justifiable exemptions or conditions.
• Training the customs authorities and other border agencies on the new regulations governing the acceptance of copies.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

10.3.1
10.3.2

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Reviewing procedures, rules and regulations and bringing them into line with international conventions (regional and multilateral framework).
• Participating in meetings on the development and updating of international standards.
• Transposing international standards into domestic legislation.
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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4

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Indicative date of implementation
31 December 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating a legal and regulatory framework for implementing the Single Window for Foreign Trade.
• Installing IT equipment.

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Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework, Infrastructure and equipment

11.1 (a), (b)

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Review, and amend if necessary, laws, regulations, procedures, and documentation requirements.
• Assessing the impact of measures applied to transit traffic (charges, regulations, formalities) and ensuring that the objectives are legitimate and that pro-trade solutions are applied.
• Training all stakeholders.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

11.2

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Review, and amend if necessary, laws, regulations, procedures, and documentation requirements.
• Assessing the impact of measures applied to transit traffic (charges, regulations, formalities) and ensuring that the objectives are legitimate and that pro-trade solutions are applied.
• Training all stakeholders.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

11.3

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Review, and amend if necessary, laws, regulations, procedures, and documentation requirements.
• Assessing the impact of measures applied to transit traffic (charges, regulations, formalities) and ensuring that the objectives are legitimate and that pro-trade solutions are applied.
• Training all stakeholders.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

11.4

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Reviewing all transit fees to ensure they reflect the cost of services rendered.
• Strengthening the legal framework for inspecting means of transport in transit and goods in transit.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework

11.5

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Reviewing and updating automated systems to ensure there are tools for inspecting transit operations and managing transit guarantees.
• Training stakeholders on the World Customs Organization directives on transit.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

11.6 (a), (b)
11.7
11.8
11.9
11.10
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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Examen et mise à jour des systèmes automatisés afin de disposer d'outils pour le contrôle des opérations de transit et la gestion des garanties relatives au transit.
• Formation des parties prenantes sur les directives de l'OMD sur le transit.
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Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework, Human resources and training

11.11

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating guarantee systems and implementing relevant procedures and tools for supervising transit operations and managing transit guarantees. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

11.12

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating guarantee systems and implementing relevant procedures and tools for supervising transit operations and managing transit guarantees. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

11.13

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating guarantee systems and implementing relevant procedures and tools for supervising transit operations and managing transit guarantees. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

11.14

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating guarantee systems and implementing relevant procedures and tools for supervising transit operations and managing transit guarantees. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

11.15

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Creating guarantee systems and implementing relevant procedures and tools for supervising transit operations and managing transit guarantees. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Information and communication technologies (ICT), Legislative and regulatory framework

11.16 (a)

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Implementing World Customs Organization directives on transit facilitation. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework

11.16 (b), (c)

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Implementing World Customs Organization directives on transit facilitation. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework

11.17

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Indicative date of implementation
22 February 2025

Definitive date of implementation
To be determined


Assistance required for implementation

• Implementing World Customs Organization directives on transit facilitation. ...  View full assistance required

Tags: Legislative and regulatory framework

Legend

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