Establishment of National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC)

Kenya completed its process of establishing this Committee in February 2016  and subsequently it was gazetted on 6th September 2016. Its organizational structure is as presented as figure below:

Figure : Architecture of the NTFC

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Mandate of National Trade Facilitation Committee (NTFC)

The mandate and functions of the NTFC was agreed as follows:

  1. Establish links with the Trade Facilitation Committee of WTO for purposes of exchanging information including participating in its meetings as called from time to time,
  2. Formulate a domestic coordination mechanism for implementation of TFA,
  3. Develop procedures for sharing with members relevant information and best practices as appropriate,
  4. Maintain closer contact with international organizations in the field of trade facilitation such as the World Customs Organization with objective of securing the best available advices for implementation and administration of the TFA.