Implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement: From Global Impacts to Value Chains
The results reveal that full implementation of the TFA could boost the value of global trade by $344 billion, a 3.5% increase compared to the 2015 baseline. The evidence suggests that TFA implementation could also further the development of value chains around the world, especially in middle-income economies, as it would promote a shift from manufactured goods toward intermediate goods.
- Econometric Model
- Conclusion and Policy Implications