Paperless Trade

About the Project

Study aimed at quantifying the economic benefit of Paperless Trade with individual Commonwealth FIC data to make the business case for this priority. Subsequent to this, support to be provided to interested PIF members to adopt domestic policy or law on paperless trade appropriate for their economic structure and regulatory capacity.

Start and End Date

Not Available

Main Beneficiary

Government and Private Sector

Implementing Agency

Commonwealth Secretariat

Contact Person

Kirk Haywood
Adviser and Head, Commonwealth Connectivity Agenda, Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate


  • Study on paperless trade [closure]: completed

  • Support to PIF member states to adoption domestic frameworks on paperless trade [closure]: provided

Policy Area

PA3. Trade Logistics and Trade Facilitation

Strategic Output

3.1. Trade procedures relevant to cross-border E-commerce are digitized and harmonized across FICs.


3.1.3 Accede to Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific

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