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					                         technical assistance and capacity building




This submission provides an update document TN/TF/W/149/Rev.2 of 13
November 2009, covering EU technical assistance and capacity building
programmes in the field of Trade Facilitation.




Annex I - EC Projects: Technical Assistance and Capacity building in the area of Trade Facilitation 2006 -


Annex II - EU Member States' Projects: Technical Assistance and Capacity building in the area of Trade
Facilitation - update 2010/2011



Examples of EU Member States' projects that show the individual approach of the different MS. Not exhaustive

Annex III - Infrastructure projects 2009/2010

Though no falling under the heading of the Trade Facilitation negotations, Infrastructure plays an important role
for the development of Trade Facilitation. Selected examples of EC and EU Member States' projects reaching
from feasibility study to serious road, energy and transport projects. Not exhaustive
                                  EC technical assistance and capacity building projects - update - WTO submission 2011

                                                                                                                                                                               amount (in
Recipient country / region   Project title                                                                         Project description                               Start
                                                                                                                                                                             thousands EUR)

ASIA
                                                                                          Support to ongoing customs reform plan through buidling                                19700
Af ghanistan                 Customs and Border Management                                                                                                           2007
                                                                                          infrastructure at key crossing points
                                                                                          The overall objective is the increase of revenue collection and
                                                                                          securisation of borders to improve economic growth and
Af ghanistan                 Support to Customs Administration in Afghanistan             international trade conditions.                                            2008        10000
                                                                                          The project purpose is to strengthen the capacity of the Afghan
                                                                                          Customs Department
                                                                                          As for the previous project, the objective is to facilitate legitimate
                             Border controls and police deployment Afghanistan -
Af ghanistan                                                                              cross-border trade and passenger travel, while countering illegal          2006        7000
                             Tajik border (Facilities, equipment, training)
                                                                                          trade and smuggling.
                                                                                          The proposed action aims to enable Afghanistan to facilitate trade
                             Support to regional cooperation between Afghanistan          with its neighbours, create the preconditions of regional railway                      22000
Af ghanistan                                                                                                                                                         2010
                             and its neighbouring countries                               connectivity as well as promoting security and cooperation with its
                                                                                          neighbouring countries at its borders.
                                                                                          The purpose of the project is to support ASEAN integration and
ASEAN                        P rogramme for Regional Integration Support                  region-to-region contacts. It will cover customs and trade                 2006         7287
                                                                                          facilitation, along with a couple of other trade related issues.
ASEAN                        Trade Facilitation workshop                                  Trade Facilitation workshop - regional and multilateral focus              2007          50
                                                                                          The P roject will support ASEAN Economic Integration while
                                                                                          providing support to the strengthening of the institutional
ASEAN                        Support to ASEAN Economic Integration                        framework to manage integration; focussing in particular on customs        2010        15000
                                                                                          harmonisation and transit arrangements as well as standards/mutual
                                                                                          recognition
                                                                                          The Global Framework Contract aims to provide, as one of its
                             Trade support (TRTA Asia - "Trade" lot in Global                                                                                        2006         3000
Asia                                                                                      elements, a source of high quality technical assistance experts in the
                             Framework Contract)
                                                                                          trade area, including potentially in relation to Trade Facilitation.
                                                                                          This aims to create a conducive investment climate and to facilitate       2006        15800
B angladesh                  Bangladesh Investment Climate Facility
                                                                                          business and trade in Bangladesh.
                             Bhutan Trade Capacity Development & Export                   Strengthening capacities of Bhutan in dealing with WTO issues with         2007         1200
B hutan
                             P romotion P roject                                          Trade Facilitation element.
                                                                                          P rovide better harmonised and aligned aid, based on a high-level,
                                                                                          multi-donor policy dialogue for RGC to deliver key reforms and                         23100
Cambodia                     Support to National Strategic Development P lan                                                                                         2007
                                                                                          tackle key governance limitations, including those constraining
                                                                                          growth and poverty reduction in Cambodia.
                                                                                          Multi Donor Trust Fund, administered by World Bank, to support
Cambodia                     Trade Sector Development P rogramme                          the capacity of the Ministry of Commerce and the Customs and Excise        2006         7400
                                                                                          Department to develop and implement a pro-poor trade policy.
                                                                                          Assisting Cambodia in developing, formulating and implementing
                                                                                          policies for international trade and investment, with specific regard
Cambodia                     Trade-related assistance package                                                                                                        2007        8000
                                                                                          to international fora including the WTO and ASEAN. Trade
                                                                                          Facilitation is a component of the project.
                             Regional Action P rogramme: Border Management                                                                                           2006         6000
Central Asia                                                                              Border Management programme for Central Asia
                             programme for Central Asia
                                                                                          BOMCA 8 consists of the following components:
                                                                                          - Institutional Reform
                             Border Management in Central Asia - P hase 8 (BOMCA          - Enhancing P rofessional Skills
Central Asia Region                                                                                                                                                  2009        8000
                             8)                                                           - Strengthening Counter Drugs Capacities in Agencies Working at
                                                                                          Borders
                                                                                          - Strengthening border crossing points and border outpost
                                                                                          The programme aims to further widen and deepen EU relations with
China                        P olicy Dialogue support facility (P DSF)                    China through the facilitatation of P olicy Dialogues between the          2006         6000
                                                                                          EU and China. Includes Trade Facilitation.
                                                                                          The main expected results are: A transparent budget system that links
                                                                                          policy, planning and budgeting; Enhanced customs organizational
                             Support to Indonesia P ublic Finance Management and          capacity and integrity, with strengthened revenue collection and           2006        10000
Indonesia
                             Revenue Administration                                       compliance, and improved trade facilitation; Enhanced tax
                                                                                          organizational capacity and integrity, with improved compliance and
                                                                                          revenue collection and better service to taxpayers.
                                                                                          Improve the capacity of the Indonesian customs administration in
                                                                                          post-release audit, related intelligence functions and fight against
Indonesia                    Customs project                                                                                                                         2006        3890
                                                                                          fraud with specific attention towards the design and implementation
                                                                                          of a new human resources development system.
                                                                                          The objective of the ECF is to support sustainable economic
                                                                                          development in Indonesia by building on a strenghened bilateral                        15000
Indonesia                    EU-Indonesia Economic Cooperation Facility(ECF)                                                                                         2010
                                                                                          dialogue. Relevant areas covered are trade and investment climate,
                                                                                          environment, energy, intellectual property rigths, S&T; customs
                                                                                          Support institutional development through implementation of
                             Trade Related Facility for Institutional Capacity                                                                                                    4200
Laos                                                                                      activities recommended under the Diagnostic Trade Integration              2007
                             Building
                                                                                          Study of the IF.
                             Support to the Third P overty Reduction Support                                                                                                      3200
Laos                                                                                      Support reform agenda under the national development strategy              2007
                             Operation
                                                                                          The overall objective is to increase economic development and
Nepal                        WTO Assistance                                               reduce poverty through assisting Nepal's integration into the              2006         2000
                                                                                          international trade system.

                                                                                          Support in complying with WTO obligations and export                                    6500
Philippines                  Trade Facility                                                                                                                          2007
                                                                                          requirements for key products, export diversification


                                                                                          The objective of the project is to support regional integration by
                                                                                          providing assistance with the implementation of the South Asia Free
                                                                                          Trade Agreement and building awareness of the benefits of regional
South Asia                   EU-SAARC programme of Economic Cooperation                   integration. The project will target: customs reform and cooperation       2007        3000
                                                                                          (including the establishment of a pilot modern transit corridor
                                                                                          between India and Nepal), standards harmonisation and networking
                                                                                          and awareness raising in the private sector and academia.

                                                                                          The purpose is to strengthen the READI dialogue and enhancing the
                                                                                          capacities of both ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN Members
                                                                                          Countries in harmonising policies and regulations in non trade
                                                                                          related sectors (economic and social services), improved institutional
                                                                                          capacity of ASEAN (ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Collegial bodies,
South Asia Region            EU-ASEAN Sectoral READI Facility                             ASEAN Chair countries, and ASEAN Member States) to support the             2009        4000
                                                                                          integration process, extended and strengthened ASEAN-EU network
                                                                                          in areas of relevance to the ASEAN's priorities, leading to effective
                                                                                          learning process through an exchange of experience between EU and
                                                                                          ASEAN.

                                                                                          This programme is a second phase for TEC (TEC II), building on the
                                                                                          achievements and lessons learnt from the previous programmes ( TEC
Thailand                     Thailand ¿ EC Co-operation Facility P hase II                                                                                           2009        4500
                                                                                          and SP F).The programme purpose is to enhance capacity of Thai
                                                                                          private and public sector organisations.
EUROPE + NIS
                                                                                          Material support (equipment and related training) to the Albanian
                                                                                          Customs Service for the processing of customs declarations through
                                                                                          the extension of the ASYCUDA system to all customs offices.
                             Integrated border management (CARDS 2006 Albania                                                                                        2006         5500
Albania                                                                                   Infrastructure upgrading of selected border control points.
                             Action P rogramme)
                                                                                          Assistance to landmine clearance along Albania’ s North-eastern
                                                                                          border. Material support (equipment and related training) to the
                                                                                          border police for surveillance and patrolling.

Albania                      National P rogramme for Albania                              Alignment of Customs P rocedures with EU standards                         2008        3500
                             Greece - Albania IP A Cross-Border P rogramme, Albania       Community assistance for the year 2009, in relation to the
Albania                      part under the IP A Cross-Border Co-operation                participation of Albania in the ''Greece - Albania IP A cross - border     2009      1626.968
                             component II, for the year 2009                              programme'' under the IP A CBC component II.
                                                                                          The objective is to To contribute to the development of the region of
                             Rehabilitation of the border crossing point of Morine-       Kukes, through further improving and modernising the infrastructure        2009
Albania                                                                                                                                                                           460
                             Kukes                                                        of the Morine-Kukes BCP .. The projet purpose is the Rehabilitation
                                                                                          and improvement of the infrastructure in Morine-Kukes BCP
                                                                                          This programme will, in part, pursue the objective of further assisting
                                                                                          the Government of Armenia in developing, formulating and
                                                                                          implementing legislative and economic policies in line with WTO
                             Support for institutional, legal and administrative reform                                                                              2006        45000
Armenia                                                                                   and EU/P CA requirements. As part of the programme, the
                             (TACIS 2006 Armenia Action P rogramme)
                                                                                          Commission will take all necessary steps to set up the appropriate
                                                                                          structures enabling the start of twinning operations. An element of
                                                                                          the project relates to Trade Facilitation.
                             Economic and Social Development (CARDS 2006
                                                                                          Elements of this project will build on previous support for Trade          2006        21800
B osnia & Herzegovina        Annual Action P rogramme Bosnia & Herzegovina:
                                                                                          Facilitation reforms in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
                             Economic and Social Development)
                                                                                          National P rogramme for Bosnia and Herzegovina under the IP A -
                             National P rogramme for Bosnia and Herzegovina under                                                                                                 2250
B osnia & Herzegovina                                                                     Transition Assistance and Institution Building Component for the           2010
                             the IP A 2010
                                                                                          year 2010 with component in Trade Facilitation Capacity building.
                                                                                          To enhance trade facilitation through better cooperation and
                                                                                          coordination between the different services involved in border
                                                                                          management. To create open but controlled and safe borders, and
                                                                                          ensuring efficient movement of goods and persons crossing those
B osnia-Herzegovina          Integrated border management (IBM) and ITA                   borders. A technical assistance project will assist in revising the        2008        3800
                                                                                          existing legislation, training of Integrated Border Management
                                                                                          related institutions, and the creation of a Joint Analysis Centre. The
                                                                                          project will be supported by the supply of the necessary IT
                                                                                          equipment.
                             Integration of the Croatian Customs Information Systems      The purpose of the project is to ensure full compatibility and
Croatia                      with the EU Customs Information Systems (P hare 2006         interoperability of the Croatian Customs Information systems with          2006         5275
                             National P rogramme for Croatia)                             the related EU Customs IT systems.
                                                                                          Further development of Customs Laboratory to realize the
                                                                                          operational capacity in compliance with the EU requirements
                             NATIONAL P ROGRAMME FOR CROATIA UNDER                        resulting in improved legal basis, management policies, analytical                      2275
Croatia                                                                                                                                                              2007
                             THE IP A-TRANSITION ASSISTANCE                               equipment, analytical methods, training programmes and working
                                                                                          methods, required to perform the wide range of responsibilities in
                                                                                          line with the EU best practice.
                                                                                          To further strengthen the capacity of veterinary and phytosanitary
                                                                                          border inspections in fulfilling their duties in relation to the safe
                                                                                          movement of consignments in international trade. The aim of this
                             Upgrading of four selected long-term veterinary and                                                                                     2009
Croatia                                                                                   project is to build and equip four long term veterinary and                            6444
                             phytosanitary border inspection posts
                                                                                          phytosanitary border inspection posts in order to improve veterinary
                                                                                          and phytosanitary border controls in respect to import and transit of
                                                                                          the product of animal origin, live animals, plants and plant products.
                                                                                          The objective is to further contribute to the development of an
Croatia                      Modernization of State Border Control                        efficient and strengthened Croatian integrated border management           2009       1112.25
                                                                                          system, which will establish greater security at international borders
                                                                                          and diminish cross border crime and illegal migration. The project
                                                                                          Total EU contribution of EUR 133.500.000 is split as follows:
                             IP A Multi-beneficiary P rogramme 2 2009 - part managed      IP A/2009/021-373 (ELARG) EUR 106.100.000; IP A/2009/021-                  2009
Europe Region                                                                                                                                                                     500
                             by DG TAXUD                                                  704 (TAXUD) EUR 500.000; IP A 2009/021-705 (ESTAT) EUR
                                                                                          5.400.000; SI2.537815 (EACEA) EUR 21.500.000
                                                                                          Continued alignment of customs and direct and indirect tax
European Neighbourhood                                                                    legislation with the EU acquis; further increase of the administrative                 13720
                             Multi-beneficiary Customs and Fiscal Assistance Office                                                                                  2007
Regional                                                                                  capacity to implement this legislation; further progress in the fight
                                                                                          against corruption, cross-border crime and fiscal evasion.
                                                                                          Central European Free Trade Agreement implementation - support the
                                                                                          implementation of CEFTA 2006 through contributing to the
                                                                                          establishment of adequate regional support structures (CEFTA
                                                                                          Secretariat); assist the CEFTA parties and the relevant sub-
                                                                                          committees to identify priority areas for reform/improvement in order
                                                                                          to meet their obligations under CEFTA; provide technical advice and
                                                                                          guidance on adoption of relevant trade-related EU acquis and
European Neighbourhood       Regional P rogramme on Trade Development in the              international norms and standards; facilitate agreement on common                       1000
                                                                                                                                                                     2007
Regional                     Western Balkans                                              approaches to regional trade issues under CEFTA; strengthen
                                                                                          relevant government and private trade-related agencies and bodies;
                                                                                          improve dialogue between governments and the business community
                                                                                          on trade issues; provide analysis and recommendations on
                                                                                          implementation of CEFTA; and reinforce the connections between
                                                                                          trade and investment through (amongst others) monitoring the
                                                                                          implementation of investment related clauses e.g. national treatment
                                                                                          and public procurement.
                                                                                          The project aims to provide guidance and specialised assistance to
                                                                                          beneficiary countries in identifying the technical requirements of
                                                                                          their national IT strategies and plans, ensuring their coherency with
European Neighbourhood                                                                                                                                                            500
                             Multi-beneficiary IT, Taxation and Customs P rogramme        EU IT interconnectivity requirements. This will allow better               2007
Regional
                                                                                          targeting of financial assistance from the EU in the actual
                                                                                          development of the IT systems required in the field of taxation and
                                                                                          customs.
                                                                                          The project will aim to improve the operational capacity of the border
                                                                                          police service and its integration within the general police service, at
Former Yugoslav Republic                                                                  an operation level. It will provide vehicles (CARDS 2003) and
                             Border police: equipment supply                                                                                                         2006        11800
of Macedonia                                                                              national digital radio communications system (CARDS 2004) in
                                                                                          order to establish proper lines of communication between the border
                                                                                          police and the in-land police.
Former Yugoslav Republic                                                                  The project will provide Member State technical assistance to help
                             Border police: Technical Assistance (twinning)                                                                                          2006        1880
of Macedonia                                                                              with the approximation of border management functions.
                                                                                          Support to the implementation of the Customs Reform Strategy - The
                                                                                          project purpose is to contribute to a professional customs
                                                                                          administration that is enabled to appropriately implement the reforms,
Former Yugoslav Republic     National P rogramme for the Former Yugoslav Republic                                                                                                 3000
                                                                                          taking due account of EU regulations and best practices. The project       2007
of Macedonia                 of Macedonia
                                                                                          will comprise three components: harmonisation of Customs
                                                                                          legislation with the Acquis, reinforcement of the border controls, and
                                                                                          improving the Customs IT system.
                                                                                          The overall objective of the project is to further strengthen the
Former Yugoslav Republic     National P rogramme for the Former Yugoslav Republic
                                                                                          integrated border management capacities in accordance with                 2008        5950
of Macedonia                 of Macedonia (2008) - Integrated Border Management
                                                                                          European/schengen standards
                                                                                          To support the country in the process of fulfilling the EU pre-
                                                                                          accession requirements, concerning accessing the Common Transit
Former Yugoslav Republic     National P rogramme for the Former Yugoslav Republic
                                                                                          Convention, including support to the implementation of the National        2008        3500
of Macedonia                 of Macedonia (2008) - Customs Administration
                                                                                          Customs Transit System (NCTS) and Common Communication
                                                                                          Network and Common System Interface (CCN/CSI)

                                                                                          The purpose of the project is the strengthening of the operational
                                                                                          capacity of the Macedonian Customs Administration in accordance
                                                                                          with EU standards in the core Customs and Taxation business areas
                                                                                          of the European Community Customs tariff and to ensure full
FYROM                        Customs Administration                                       compatibility and interoperability of the Customs IT systems with          2009        2910
                                                                                          the related EU Customs IT interoperability systems. (The concerned
                                                                                          Integrated Tariff Environment (ITE) systems are TARIC, European
                                                                                          Binding Tariff Information (EBTI), Quota, Surveillance, the European
                                                                                          Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).

                                                                                          The objective is to further strengthen the Integrated Border
                                                                                          Management capacities in accordance with European/Schengen                 2009
FYROM                        Integrated Border Management                                                                                                                        3570
                                                                                          standards. The project purpose is the completion of the existing
                                                                                          digital radio TETRA communication system.
                                                                                          The project will promote P CA implementation, including by
                                                                                          reinforcing the capacity to apply, enforce and monitor relevant
                             Support for institutional, legal and administrative reform                                                                              2006         4100
G eorgia                                                                                  legislation. It will also assist in the fulfilment of commitments agreed
                             (TACIS 2006 Georgia Action P rogramme)
                                                                                          under the ENP Action P lan. Elements of the project will cover trade
                                                                                          facilitation.
                             Integrated Border Management (2006 CARDS Action              The project will support trade facilitation and border management          2006         1500
Kosovo
                             P rogramme for Kosovo)                                       reforms.
                                                                                          Annual P rogramme for Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244) under the IP A
Kosovo                       Customs & Taxation                                           Transition Assistance and Institution Building Component for 2008 -        2008        3000
                                                                                          Customs & Taxation
                             National P rogramme for FYROM under the IP A                 2010 NP for FYROM under IP A - part implemented under
Macedonia                    Transition Assistance and Institution Building               decentralised management mode with components in Trade                     2010         1800
                             Component for 2010                                           Facilitation Capacity building.
                                                                                          Implementation of EUBAM’ s recommendations for improving control
                                                                                          and surveillance standards at the Moldovan-Ukrainian state border:
                                                                                          To assist the Border Guard Service and the Customs Service in
                                                                                          building up appropriate operational and institutional capacity in
                                                                                          order to ensure effective border and customs controls and
                                                                                          surveillance at the Moldovan-Ukrainian state border as well as at the
                                                                                          internal/administrative boundary to the Transnistrian region,
                             Improving border control and surveillance capacity in                                                                                               11000
Moldova                                                                                   through the creation of a modern communication infrastructure;             2007
                             the Republic of Moldova (EUBAM-flanking support)
                                                                                          furthermore through the establishment of a modern training
                                                                                          infrastructure and a human resources management system compliant
                                                                                          with European standards; as well as the provision of border control/
                                                                                          surveillance equipment aiming at creating adequate border security.
                                                                                          The support programme has to be considered in connection with the
                                                                                          ENP I 2007 Regional P rogramme which provides funding for the EU
                                                                                          Border Assistance Mission (EUBAM).
                                                                                          Justice, Liberties and Security Improving border and migration
Moldova                      Moldova AP 2008                                                                                                                         2008        10000
                                                                                          managements in the Republic of Moldova
                                                                                          Enhance professional capacity of border, customs and law
                                                                                          enforcement officials; risk analysis capacity, cross-border
                             European Union Border Assistance Mission to                                                                                                         12000
Moldova+Ukraine                                                                           cooperation between border, customs and law enforcement                    2007
                             Moldova and Ukraine – EUBAM 5
                                                                                          authorities; monitoring the implementation of the 2003 Ukraine-
                                                                                          Moldova customs regime.
                                                                                          Support to the Development of Integrated Border Management - User
                             Support to the Development of Integrated Border
Montenegro                                                                                Reference : IP A/2008/020-316-NATIONAL P ROGRAMME 2008                     2008        2450
                             Management
                                                                                          FOR MONTENEGRO
                                                                                          Customs - User Reference : IP A/2008/020-316-NATIONAL
Montenegro                   Customs                                                                                                                                 2008        1000
                                                                                          P ROGRAMME 2008 FOR MONTENEGRO
                                                                                       The objectives are: a) Facilitation of cross-border trade and movement
                                                                                       of persons: To promote legitimate trade flows and to reduce carriage
                                                                                       costs through establishment of modern border and customs control
                                                                                       standards (including e-customs clearance) and development of
                                                                                       modern IT/data networks and control equipment. b) Capacity
                           Enhancing Border and Customs Controls in Belarus,
                                                                                       building to improve border guards’ and customs services abilities for     2006    30000
NIS                        Moldova and Ukraine (Tacis Cross-Border Co-operation
                                                                                       smooth border/customs clearance while improving preventing and
                           (CBC) P rogramme 2006 (P art II Border Crossing)
                                                                                       fighting illegal cross-border activities, and c) Improved cross-border
                                                                                       cooperation and information exchange: To foster cross-border
                                                                                       cooperation through reinforced risk analysis capacities based on
                                                                                       reliable data and initiating cooperation with the EU Border Agency
                                                                                       (Frontex).
                                                                                       Component 1: Ukrainian-Moldovan state border:
                                                                                       1.1. To strengthen the effectiveness of border and customs controls by
                                                                                       Moldovan and Ukrainian authorities along their common border,
                                                                                       with a particular focus on the Transnistrian section.
                                                                                       1.2. To increase customs revenues and decreasing cross-border
                                                                                       customs fraud and criminal flows.
                                                                                       1.3. To decrease human smuggling and illegal migration across this
                                                                                       border.
                                                                                       1.4. To facilitate legitimate flows of goods and persons across this
                                                                                       border.
                           Border management in NIS countries (TACIS 2006              Component 2: Moldova-Belarus                                              2006    22500
NIS
                           Regional Action P rogramme)                                 2.1. To improve the capacities for prevention and combating cross-
                                                                                       border criminal activities.
                                                                                       2.2. To facilitate cross-border movement of persons and goods
                                                                                       through the establishment of modern border and customs control
                                                                                       standards (e-passport controls, e-customs clearance).
                                                                                       2.3. To promote legitimate trade flows and to reduce costs of carriage
                                                                                       through the development of modern IT/data networks as well as
                                                                                       control equipment.
                                                                                       Component 3: Central Asia
                                                                                       3.1. To reinforce border control capacities in several pilot regions in
                                                                                       the Central Asian Countries, though border control measures and
                                                                                       confidence building measures.
                                                                                       Support the approximation and effectiveness of the Russian rules and
                                                                                       standards with a view to promote Russia’ s integration into the           2006    3000
Russia                     Approximation of regulations and standards
                                                                                       world economy and support closer economic relations between the
                                                                                       EU and Russia.
                                                                                       EU funding will (i) rehabilitate the railway crossing station of
                                                                                       Dimitrovgrad, between Serbia and Bulgaria, including the setting up
                                                                                       of a functional railway border crossing for freight, that will be
                           Integrated border management (CARDS 2006 Serbia             operated jointly by the Custom Administrations of Serbia and of           2006    6000
Serbia
                           Action P rogramme)                                          Bulgaria (ii) supply equipment for a number of secondary road border
                                                                                       crossings between Serbia and Bosnia Hercegovina, to improve the
                                                                                       performance of customs and border police through better working
                                                                                       conditions and facilities.
                                                                                       Improving border control standards - introduce EU standards of
Serbia                     NATIONAL P ROGRAMME FOR SERBIA                              Border Security and Management at Serbian borders; enhance the            2007    5500
                                                                                       flow of commerce, trade and persons and reduce criminal activities.
                                                                                       Administrative capacity building of the Customs Administration for
                                                                                       the full implementation of the common EU transit procedure -
                                                                                       speeding up and facilitating the transit procedures on border
                                                                                       crossing points; assisting the Serbian Customs Administration to set              1500
Serbia                     NATIONAL P ROGRAMME FOR SERBIA                                                                                                        2007
                                                                                       up Community Transit corresponding administrative, legal and
                                                                                       equipment structures and preparing for the implementation of an
                                                                                       NCTS-compatible automated transit system; joining the Convention
                                                                                       on Common Transit P rocedure of the EU.
Serbia                     Customs                                                     Alignment of Customs P rocedures with EU standards                        2008    4400
                                                                                       To enhance and help standardize border management capacities
                                                                                       across the region with the goal of introducing a common Integrated
                                                                                       Border Management system in the beneficiary countries, with
                           Southern Caucasus Integrated Border Management              particular emphasis on developing strategic leadership and                        6000
Southern Caucasus                                                                                                                                                2007
                           (SCIBM)                                                     managerial/technical capacity; To develop BCP level operations to
                                                                                       effectively identify and process suspicious cases without disturbing
                                                                                       legitimate movements; To establish systems to efficiently process
                                                                                       trans-regional movements along key routes.

                           Modernisation of Turkey's Customs Admininstration:                                                                                    2006   16532.9
Turkey                                                                                 Modernisation of Turkish Customs Administration
                           2006 National P rogramme for Turkey



Turkey                     Customs                                                     Alignment of Customs P rocedures with EU standards                        2008    2900



                                                                                       P roject purpose: To strengthen customs surveillance and control
                                                                                       functions of the Turkish Customs Administration (TCA) by                  2009
Turkey                     Customs enforcement                                                                                                                          13340
                                                                                       increasing patrolling, searching and intervention capacity, in order
                                                                                       to tackle offences promptly and efficiently.

                                                                                       P roject purpose: To strengthen evaluation, information and risk
Turkey                     Customs risk assessment                                     assessment abilities of TCA to hinder illegal trading of commercial       2009    950
                                                                                       goods and narcotics; to ensure compatibility with obligations
                           National programme for Turkey under the IP A -              stemming from the EU-Turkey Customs Union.
                                                                                       To support the EU pre-accession strategy for Turkey, centralised part              505
Turkey                     Transition Assistance and Institution Building                                                                                        2010
                                                                                       with components in Trade Facilitation Capacity building
                           Component for the year 2010, CD part
                                                                                       Support the efforts of the Ukrainian government to achieve an
                           Support to the Border management Sector P olicy in                                                                                            66000
Ukraine                                                                                effective balance between secure borders and the facilitation of legal    2010
                           Ukraine
                                                                                       movements of persons and goods, according to EU standards
                                                                                       To establish an integrated border management system and to enforce
                           Improving Integrated Border Management in Ukraine                                                                                             10000
Ukraine                                                                                the reform of customs legislation and clearance procedures, as well as    2006
                           (TACIS 2006 Ukraine Action P rogramme)
                                                                                       to improve border control and surveillance in order to fight cross-
                                                                                       Annual Action activities effectively. Intervention is also aimed at
                                                                                       border criminal P rogramme for Community Assistance to the Customs
Western B alkans           2006 CARDS Annual Action Regional P rogramme                and Taxation authorities (CAFAO) of the Wertern Balkans                   2006    14000
                                                                                       (excluding Croatia) in 2006




AFRICA
AG ADIR Agreement
Member States (Jordan,     Second phase of the EC support to the agadir agreement      Second phase of the EC support to the agadir agreement                    2008    4000
Egypt, Marocco, Tunisia)
                                                                                       The project's objective is to support the Trade Ministry's capacity to
Algeria                    Trade Facilitation                                          implement international agreements, while also consolidating market       2006    5000
                                                                                       structures and protecting the consumer.
                                                                                       To foster reforms and policies in international trade, investment and
                                                                                       services through capacity-development in the field of international
Angola                     Train for Trade: Strengthening institutional capacity       trade and investment, so as to ultimately promote trade flows and         2006    3000
                                                                                       participation in the globalised economy and thereby contribute to
                                                                                       economic growth and sustainable development.
                                                                                       Overall objective: Increasing integration in the regional and global
                           Support for the private sector, including through trade     economy; stregthening of economic competitiveness and fight
B enin                                                                                                                                                           2006    5000
                           facilitation                                                against poverty. Specific objective: Create a private sector friendly
                                                                                       environment.
                                                                                       L'objectif global du P ACIR est de contribuer au renforcement de la
                           P rogramme d'Appui au Commerce et à l'Intégration           compétitivité de l¿ économie ivoirienne et de faciliter son insertion     2009
Cote d'Ivoire                                                                                                                                                           16000
                           Régionale (P ACIR)                                          dans l¿ économie régionale et mondiale. L'objectif spécifique est de
                                                                                       soutenir le processus d¿ intégration de la Côte d¿ Iv
                                                                                       Support to develop the capacity of Ethiopia’ s public and non-state
                                                                                       sectors in trade policy formulation, analysis of trade issues, EP A       2007
Ethiopia                   Ethiopia trade capacity building programme                                                                                                    5000
                                                                                       negotiations, WTO accession and implementation of the regional
                                                                                       economic integration agenda
                                                                                       The P STEP proposes to provide Sector Budget Support of 5 M€ for
                                                                                       the period 2007-2009 to support the implementation of the
                                                                                       Government of Ghana’ s P rivate Sector Development Strategy
                                                                                       (P SDS). The P SDS incorporates efforts to strengthen trade capacity,     2006
G hana                     P rivate Sector and Trade Enabling P rogramme (P STEP )                                                                                       5000
                                                                                       judicial reform, public sector reform and private sector development,
                                                                                       aimed at improving the investment climate and enhancing the
                                                                                       competitiveness of the private sector. This would include
                                                                                       interventions related to trade facilitation.
                                                                                       Development of service market for SMEs. P STEP will cover 2007-
                                                                                       2009 and provide a budget support from 0 to 4.5 M€ in three annual
G hana                     P rivate Sector and Trade Enabling P rogramme (P STEP )                                                                               2007    5000
                                                                                       tranches, complemented by an envelope of 500 000 € for institutional
                                                                                       support, evaluation and audit.
                                                                                       The Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling P rogramme
                                                                                       (TRAQUE) aims at facilitating trade and stimulating trade led pro-
                           Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling               poor growth.Support to Ghana export promotion council and                 2010
G hana                                                                                                                                                                   9000
                           P rogramme ( TRAQUE)                                        national board for small scale business indutries to enhance their
                                                                                       capacity in TF measures. Development of regulation and institutions
                                                                                       to ensure trade facilitation
                                                                                       Donor co-ordinated sector policy support programme for
                                                                                       implementstion of Kenya P rivate Sector Development Strategy. EC          2009
Kenya                      Support to Kenya P rivate Sector Development Strategy                                                                                         4700
                                                                                       contribution in this phase focuses on enabling environment and
                                                                                       support to co-ordination.
                           Capacity building towards trade and private sector          Support to Government of Malawi towards facilitating regional             2010
Malawi                                                                                                                                                                  12000
                           development                                                 integration including Trade Facilitation, trade and investment, .
                                                                                       P rogramme permettant de renforcer la compétiitivité des entreprises,
Mali                       P rogramme d'appui au secteur privé (P ASP )                pour augmenter durablement la contribution du secteur privé à la          2009    5000
                                                                                       croissance, et mieux tirer profit des AP E
                                                                                       To support locally the IF process in Mozambique. The main areas to
                           Business environment support and trade facilitation
Mozambique                                                                             be covered include SP S, TBT, Trade Facilitation, competition, trade      2007    5750
                           project
                                                                                       related education and negotiating capacity building.
                           Rwanda Institutional Support for Economic                   Support to improve Rwanda's trade negotiation position and                2006
Rwanda                                                                                                                                                                   710
                           Management                                                  Rwandan private sector capacity.
                                                                                       Support to SAFTA implementation - The envisaged result of the
                                                                                       programme is a more trade-friendly regional environment, particularly
                                                                                       in terms of standards and customs regimes. The activities of the
SAARC                      EC-SAARC programme of economic cooperation                  programme are divided into two components dealing with standards          2007    2587
                                                                                       (Component 1) and customs (Component 2), in particular Component
                                                                                       1 will be implemented through a Contribution Agreement with
                                                                                       UNIDO.
                                                                                       Le programme « Appui à la SCA et à l¿ amélioration de la
                           Appui à la Stratégie de Croissance Accélérée (SCA) et à     compétitivité de l¿ économie » du 10e FED s¿ articule autour de deux      2009
Senegal                                                                                                                                                                 10000
                           l¿ amélioration de la compétitivité de l¿ économie          composantes : « Intégration commerciale » et « Compétitivité de
                                                                                       l¿ économie » .
                                                                                       The TDCA facility will assist in strengthening the SA-EU Strategic
South Af rica              Trade Development Cooperation Agreement Facility            P artnership and implementing the SP Action P lan, the TDCA and           2008    5000
                                                                                       Country Strategy.
                                                                                       Objective of the project is to support economic integration process of
                                                                                       ESA-IO region as a means to enhance economic growth and raise stds        2009
South Sahara Region        RISP 2                                                                                                                                       50000
                                                                                       of living. It has 6 result area. COMESA is lead RO on behalf of EAC,
                                                                                       IOC and IGAD. to collabarate with SADC too.
                                                                                       Enhance capacity in Swaziland to formulate, negotiate and implement
Swaziland                  Competitiveness and Trade Support P rogramme                trade policies that are inclusive and pro-poor, by relieving some         2006    1800
                                                                                       supply side constraints.
                                                                                       The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the institutional
                                                                                       capacities and enhance the trade environment. The projects is build
Tchad                      Support to Trade development in Tchad                                                                                                 2008    2000
                                                                                       up in four components including a strong Trade Facilitation and
                                                                                       Capacity Building component.
                                                                                       The overall objectove of the programme is to strengthen the
                           Support to competitiveness and the facilitation of market   competitiveness of the Tunisian entreprises in order facilitatate their
Tunisia                                                                                                                                                          2008   23000
                           access                                                      access to the common market., to give support to institutional
                                                                                       infrastructure and technical assistance.
                                                                                       The overall objective is to support the growth of employment
                                                                                       through better integration in the world economy and the the
Tunisia                    Support to economic integration                                                                                                       2008   50000
                                                                                       enhancement of competitiveness of the entreprises via a strong TF
                                                                                       component.

                                                                                       This project aims at further integrating the West Africa region into
                                                                                       the world economy, consolidating the economic space and
                                                                                       accelerating their integration process. The main results expected are
                                                                                       the achievement of the ECOWAS custom union, the consolidation of
                                                                                       the WAEMU customs union and the removal of barriers to free
West Af rica               Support to Regional Integration in West Africa              movement of people, services and capital, reinforcing economic            2006   105000
                                                                                       stability by enhancing the convergence of macro-economic policies,
                                                                                       strengthening the WAEMU and ECOWAS institutional framework,
                                                                                       reinforcing consulting and coordinating mechanism between the two
                                                                                       regional bodies for West African integration and enhancing
                                                                                       grassroots involvement in the integration process.

                                                                                       Improvement of the regional public transport facilities in order to cut
                                                                                       costs and facilitate free movement of people and intra-regional trade
                                                                                       flows(by elimination of non-tariff barriers). Facilitation of customs
West Af rica               Support for transport facilitation and trade                                                                                          2007   63800
                                                                                       procedures for transit, enhancement of transport facilities,
                                                                                       harmonisation of norms and procedures , particularly aiming at the
                                                                                       elimination of NTBs and supporting free circulation.


LATIN AMERICA

                                                                                       To help to implement regional decisions identified in the past or to
                                                                                       be identified within the UE-CAN negotiations on an Association
                                                                                       Agreement at national level, to improve intra-regional trade and
                                                                                       allow an integrated control of goods and services at the borders by
                                                                                       improving the interconnectivity between administrations through
                           INTER-CAN (INTegración Económica Regional de la
Andean Community                                                                       electronic data exchange networks and some investment in regional         2007    6500
                           CAN
                                                                                       customs laboratories, to improve intra-regional trade and allow an
                                                                                       integrated control of goods and services by support for improved
                                                                                       inspection laboratories and to facilitate and promote dialogue and
                                                                                       cooperation in policy areas within the framework of negotiation
                                                                                       leading to an Association Agreement between the CAN and the EU


                           INTER-CAN - INTegración Económica Regional de la            The project aims at supporting the Andean Community in relation to
Andean Community                                                                                                                                                 2008    6500
                           CAN (AAP 2008)                                              its Intra-Regional trade with the EU

                                                                                       The overall objective of the programme is to promote trade and
                                                                                       investment flows between Argentina and the EU through policy-
                                                                                       making support and capacity building activities. The specific
                                                                                       objective is to support the institutional strengthening of the
                           Trade Related Assistance (TRA) P rogramme: Support to
Argentina                                                                              ― Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria‖                 2006    9800
                           the institutional strengthening of SENASA
                                                                                       (SENASA) and to enhance its technical capabilities to respond to
                                                                                       the challenges of today’ s international food markets. An element of
                                                                                       the project relates to Trade Facilitation.

                                                                                       Facilitating Argentina's participation and implementation of new and
                                                                                       on-going international trade agreements through policy-making
Argentina                  Trade Related Technical Assistance (TRTA) P rogramme                                                                                  2006    2000
                                                                                       support and capacity building activities (includes one specific
                                                                                       component linked to Trade Facilitation of € 1 to 2 Mio)
                                                                                       The project will support the consolidation of the Central American
Central America            Consolidation of the Central American Customs Union         Customs Union, with the general objective of promoting regional           2006    7000
                                                                                       economic integration.
                           ASISTENCIA TECNICA AL COMERCIO EXTERIOR                     To strengthen the institutions belonging to the national foreign
Colombia                                                                                                                                                         2007    4000
                           EN COLOMBIA                                                 trade and investment system and the private sector.
                                                                                       Strengthening the Dominican Republic's capacity for greater trade
                                                                                       integration with its EP A partners, both in Europe and the Caribbean      2006
Dominican Republic         Institutional Support to Regional Integration                                                                                                 5000
                                                                                       region. The project provides trade policy and implementation
                                                                                       support, including customs reforms as required.
                           Support programme for a sustainable and inclusive           Support for the National Development P lan (P ND de SENP LADES),
Ecuador                                                                                in its economic policy to establish a sustainable and inclusive           2009   13400
                           (solidarity) economic system
                                                                                       economic system. Actions will be implemented by the sectoral
                                                                                       Support to the national plan of development with a Trade Facilitation
Ecuador                    P ASES                                                                                                                                2008   20000
                                                                                       and Capacity Buillding component
                                                                                       The general objective of the programme is to support the effective
G uatemala                 Support for regional integration                            participation of Guatemala in the Central American Regional               2009    6800
                                                                                       Integration P rocess, and in the Association Agreement between
                                                                                       The project aims and the European Union.
                                                                                       Central America to improve Guatemala's integation in regional and
                           Economic co-operation programme - strengthening             international markets, including through promoting trade reforms and      2006
G uatemala                                                                                                                                                              10000
                           Guatemala's position on international markets               trade facilitation aimed at strengthening Guatemala's
                                                                                       competitiveness.
                           P rogramme for the Facilitation of the EU-Mexico Free       To support the implementation of EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement
Mexico                                                                                                                                                           2008    1500
                           Trade Agreement                                             with a Trade Facilitation element
                           AAP 2009 - P rograma de Fortalecimiento de la
Nicaragua                                                                              AAP 2009 - CSP Nicaragua 2007-2013 (P IN 1)                               2009   15100
                           Competitividad de las MIP YME Nicaragüenses
                                                                                       The project will seek to strengthen P araguay's institutional capacity
                                                                                       to deal with the challenges of globalisation and increase external
                                                                                       trade through the adoption of simplified Customs procedures,
                                                                                       providing assistance to overcome TBTs, and increase the capacity of
Paraguay                   Support to economic integration of P araguay                private companies to address external trade requirements – in             2007    6000
                                                                                       particular application of P araguay’ s Customs code, enhancing
                                                                                       innovation and the implementation of ISO standards and integration
                                                                                       of project activities and results into government policies and
                                                                                       initiatives through coordination.

                                                                                       The P roject objective is to promote P araguay's economic integration
                                                                                       at international, regional and national levels. In particular, the
Paraguay                   Support to the Economic Integration of P araguay            project will seek to strengthen P araguay's institutional capacity to     2008    6000
                                                                                       deal with the challenges of globalisation and increase external trade
                                                                                       through the adoption of simplified Customs procedures


CARIB B EAN
                                                                                     support to P SD (macro meso micro level) Support to regional
                                                                                     integration and to regional economic growth via improvement of the
Caribbean                  Regional P rivate Sector Development P rogramme           trade, investment and business environment, capacity building on           2011     2830
                                                                                     Trade Facilitation, deepening cooperation with the DR, FCORs and
                                                                                     OCTs. WITH CEDA
                                                                                     P olicy, strategic, legal, institutional and capacity issues arising out
                                                                                     of the Region’ s work to create a Caribbean Single Market and
                                                                                     Economy (CSME). The programme will provide assistance to
                                                                                     advance the CSME in certain priority areas. The CARICOM
                           Regional integration project (CARICOM action plan),       Secretariat itself needs more staff and capacity building, as well as
Caribbean                                                                                                                                                       2007    37000
                           support to trade negotiating machinery, statistics        more logistical resources. The programme will provide capacity
                                                                                     building within CARICOM, including in the fields of ICT and
                                                                                     statistics, and externally through its support to CARTAC. Support to
                                                                                     the CRNM and to the OECS Geneva office will also complement the
                                                                                     Region’ s efforts to coordinate its position at the WTO

Caribbean                  Asycuda++                                                 Upgrade of the Asycuda systems in OCT countries in the Caribbean           2007    1500

                           Caribbean Trade and P rivate Sector Development           To address specific constraints to export development in the
Caribbean                                                                            Caribbean countries and to provide support for business facilitation       2006    13400
                           P rogramme
                                                                                     and trade development to assist with the further integration of the
                                                                                     Assistance to advance the Caribbean Single Market and Economy
West Indies unspecif ied   Caribbean Integration Support P rogramme (CISP )          (CARICOM action plan, support to trade negotiating machinery,              2006    40500
                                                                                     statistics)

MIDDLE EAST
                           Iraq Assistance P rogramme: P rogramme for trade and      Specific objectives: 1) Strengthening the capacity of the Iraqi            2006
Iraq                                                                                                                                                                    6500
                           investment (trade-related technical assistance,           institutions comprising the customs administration, and certification
                           investment environment and customs administration)        and control agencies. 2) Trade facilitation programme and
                                                                                     Regional and EU-JordanComprehensive overview of the relevant
Jordan                     Trade and Transport Facilitation P rogramme Jordan                                                                                   2008    33000
                                                                                     modernisation of Customs, including 27m Sector Budget Support
                                                                                     The objective is to support the Government of Lebanon in the
                                                                                     implementation of its reform priorities as defined in its Reform           2009
Lebanon                    Support to Reforms III                                                                                                                       8000
                                                                                     P rogramme (P aris III, January 2007) in key areas such trade, P FM,
                                                                                     governance, water, transport and energy
                                                                                     P romote sustainable job-creating economic growth : promote early
                                                                                     recovery of the private sector in Gaza ; develop enhanced enterprise
Palestine                  P rivate Sector Development (P EGASE)                     capabilities, innovation and competitiveness of P alestinian compaies      2010    11000
                                                                                     ; promote diversification of trade and services; including Trade
                                                                                     Facilitation elements
                                                                                     Assist Syria to take advantage of globalisation, to facilitate trade
                                                                                     flows by enhancing the administrative and legislative procedures,          2007
Syria                      Trade Enhancement P rogramme                                                                                                                 15000
                                                                                     thereby improving Syria’ s macro-economic situation, create jobs and
                                                                                     alleviate poverty
                                                                                     The project consists of three main components that are interconnected
                           P rogramme d'Appui à l'intégration - bis (complément de   and aim at mutual reinforcement: Balanced economic growth;                 2010    20000
Tunisie
                           réponse à la crise)                                       increased economic and commercial intergration, including a TF
                                                                                     component; enhanced business competitivity.
                           CBC-Joint Operational P rogramme Italy-Tunisia -                                                                                     2009
Unspecif ied                                                                         Tranche 2008                                                                      1892.791
                           Tranche 2008
OCEANIA

Pacif ic                   Strengthening P acific Economic Integration Through       The purpose of this project is to strengthen national systems and          2010    30000
                           Trade                                                     institutional framework to develop trade capacity, increase private
                                                                                     Support to develop P NG's institutional capacity in trade policy
                                                                                     formulation, support to key insistutions for quality infrastructure and
                           Support to elaboration and implementation of a trade      support to export promotion activities, fiscal reform and trade            2006
Papua New G uinea                                                                                                                                                       3000
                           strategy in P NG                                          facilitation. The project aims to assist the Ministry of Commerce in
                                                                                     strengthening capacity for trade formulation, negotiation and
                                                                                     implementation.
                                                                                     SERP 2007-2009 is centered upon the objective of reducing and
                                                                                     eventually eradication poverty in Vanuatu. The general objective is
                           Support to Economic Reform P rogramme (SERP ) 2007-                                                                                  2007
Vanuatu                                                                              to support the GOV in the implementation of the 'P riority Action                  3175
                           2009
                                                                                     Agenda" which constitutes its development policy. This could cover
                                                                                     Trade Facilitation measures.
G LOB AL
                           Contribution to UNCTAD - P reparation of                  UNCTAD will support developing contries in establishing plans for
G lobal                    Implementation P lans in the context of WTO Trade         implementation of the future commitments arising from the WTO              2011     470
                           Facilitation Negotiations                                 negotiations on trade facilitation.
G lobal                    Contribution to WTO TF Trust Fund                         Trade Facilitation National Needs Assessments                              2009     500
G lobal                    Contribution to WTO TF Trust Fund                         P articipation of Capital based experts in WTO TF negotiations             2008      65
G lobal                    Contribution to WTO TF Trust Fund                         P articipation of Capital based experts in WTO TF negotiations             2009     180
G lobal                    Contribution to WTO TF Trust Fund                         P articipation of Capital based experts in WTO TF negotiations             2011     180
                         Examples of Infrastructure Projects in 2009/2010 - EC and EU Member States
                                                               Submission to WTO 2011
   EC Projects

 Recipient country /
                                  Project                                        Project Description                                                (in € thousands)
       region
                                                     The overall objective of PAST STP 10 FED is to contribute to the socio-
                       FED/2009/021-383-             economic development of the country. The projects includes different
                       PROGRAMME D'APPUI AU          components: (i) the financement of part of the maintenance and
 Sao Tome &
                       SECTEUR DES                   rehabilitation programme; (ii) an institutional support to the transport    Road transport          13800
Principe
                       TRANSPORTS ET À LA            sector, with consolidation of the know-how and organisational and
                       GESTION                       technical capacity of civil society organisations; and (iii) support to PFM
                                                     reforms
                                                     The project purpose is the improvement of secondary and local roads
                                                     along the secondary network in rural Albania as to facilitate access to
                                                     essential services and economic markets, in the form of reduced user
                       Improvement of rural roads in
Albania                                              costs, for the resident population in rural areas in Albania. The project   Road transport          9000
                       Albania
                                                     aims at the rehabilitation of about 300 km of rural roads along the
                                                     secondary network which have been identified by the Albanian
                                                     Government with the assistance of the World Bank.
                                                    National Programme for Albania under the IPA Transition Assistance
Albania                                                                                                                                                  20000
                                                    and 2010 for Albania
                       2010/022-530 National Programme Institution Building Component for 2010                                     Road Transport
                                                    The projects works to se up land or water connection to a third of Benin's
Benin                                               villages by building/initial entainment of rural pistes or the facilitation of                       10000
                                                    water transports.
                       FED/2010/091-956 Pistes rurales                                                                             Road transport
                                                      The purpose of the project is to contribute grants to infrastructure
                                                      investments which are financed by loans from the EIB and the EBRD.
                       Improvement of regional        The grants will be used to construct the Mahovljani motorway exchange Transport policy and
Bosnia-Herzegovina     transportation core network in (EBRD) and for investments on the main railway line on the Corridor Vc administrative              14000
                       Bosnia and Herzegovina         Šamac-Ploče for overhaul of the section Čelebići-Raška Gora (EIB) and management
                                                      on the railway line parallel with corridor X rehabilitation of safety-
                                                      signalling systems on the section Jošavka-Kostajnica (EIB).
                                             Support to the modernisation of the transport sector including the
                                             financing of the works at Sakoinsé boromo et reinforcement of the actors'                        71200
Burkina Faso                                 capacities in the transport sector
                 FED/2010- 022/381 Appui sectoriel infrastructures et transports of Burkina Faso.                      Road transport
                 FED/2004/016-904-
                 AMENAGEMENT ET
                                             AMENAGEMENT ET BITUMAGE DE LA RN 12 (GITEGA-KARUZI-
Burundi          BITUMAGE DE LA RN 12                                                                                  Road transport         12000
                                             MUYINGA)
                 (GITEGA-KARUZI-
                 MUYINGA)
                                             Programme covering four main components - recovery of food security -
Burundi                                      recreation of rural infrastructure - capacity reinforcement- support to                         850000
                                             victims
                 FED/18592 Programme Post-Conflit de Développement Rural (PPCDR)                                       Road Transport
                 FED/2009/021-538-
                                             Capacity building of MINTP (Ministère des Travaux Publics ) and
                 PROGRAMME ROUTIER
Cameroon                                     rehabilitation of a link of Figuil-Maroua road, part of the main corridor Road transport         31000
                 10ÈME FED - 2ÈME
                                             Douala-Ndjamena
                 TRANCHE
                                              Transport infrastructure development is considered essential for
                                              economic and social development and the promotion of inter-regional
                 2007HR16IPO002               exchange. It is an instrument of regional development, facilitating the
                                                                                                                      Transport policy and
                 OPERATIONAL                  flow of goods, as well as the access of people to employment, health,
Croatia                                                                                                               administrative         18500.25
                 PROGRAMME FOR                education and recreation.Operational programme for Transport has been
                                                                                                                      management
                 TRANSPORT                    focused on the area of railways and inland waterways, with the ultimate
                                              goal of achieving acceptable standards and network coverage, improving
                                              interoperability and strengthening inter-modal competitiveness
                                              The overall objective is to fight poverty by contributing to the re-
                 FED/2009/021-536-
                                              establishment and preservation of transport infrastructures for granting
                 PROGRAMME D¿APPUI À
                                              the access to markets and social services, necessary to the socioeconomic
Dem.Rep. Congo   LA NAVIGABILITÉ DES                                                                                    Water transport       60000
                                              development and regional integration. The specific objective is to
                 VOIES FLUVIALES ET
                                              improve the navigability of a part of river and lake network of DRC, and
                 LACU
                                              the efficience of transport intermodality

                                         The objective of the project is to assure in a sustainable way and at best
                                         conditions (costs, travel time, security) the land transport of goods
                                                                                                                                              3200
                                         between Ethiopia and the Autonomous Internation Port of Djibouti.
                                         Works cover the enlargement and reinforcement of the South Corridor
Djibouti                                 including measures SUD
                 FED/016-532 REHABILITATION DU COULOIR to redcue the environmental impact.                             Road transport
                                         The overall objective of the programme is to contribute towards the
                                         establishment and the functioning of an appropriate, sustainable and cost
                                                                                                                                       28000
                                         effective road network and transport system in the Gambia within the
                                         context of the national transport policy and in accordance with other
Gambia                                   national and west NATIONAL TRANSPORT PLAN
                FED/ 017-755 SUPPORT TO THE GAMBIOA'SAfrica regional transport plans.                              Road transport
                FED/2009/021-544-
                PROGRAMME D'APPUI AU The overall objective is to support development strengthening regional
Guinea-Bissau   SECTEUR DES              integration. The specific objective is an appropriate maintenance of      Road transport      25000
                TRANSPORTS (PAST),       classified road network, in order to minimize transport costs and prices.
                VOLET C
                FED/2009/021-547-PROJET      The objective is to contribute to the economic development of Guinea-
                D¿APPUI À LA GESTION         Bissau through the improvement of the conditions of prioritised national
Guinea-Bissau                                                                                                         Road transport    3000
                DURABLE DU                   network and institutional capacity building. The project comprises
                TRANSPORT ROUTIER            routine and periodic maintenance of selected roads and bridges.
                                           1) Rehabilitation of RN3 Port au Prince - Cap Haitien, one of the main
                FED/2009/021-608-
                                           economic and trade axes of the country. 2) Rehabilitation of the road
                PROGRAMME D'APPUI À
                                           Lascahobas - Belladere, between Mirebalais and the border with
Haiti           LA POLITIQUE                                                                                         Road transport    184100
                                           Dominican Republic. This road will allow the "desenclavement" of the
                NATIONALE DES
                                           central rural region and will increase exchanges with Dominican
                TRANSPORTS
                                           Republic.
                                           Improve Haiti's population's access to basic infrastructure by the
Haiti                                                                                                                                  10000
                                           establishment of an efficient and sustainable road transport system
                FED/021-608 Programme d'appui à la politique nationale des Transports                                Road transport
                                      Regional Economic Integration by means of Transport Infrastructure.
                                      The component deals with the Regional Roads element of the National
                FED/2009/021-655-10TH Indicative Plan which entails upgrading of the 122 km Merille River to
                EDF- REGIONAL         Marsabit section of the Nairobi – Addis Ababa highway (A2) from the
Kenya           ECONOMIC              existing gravel surface to paved international standard. The road forms Road transport           88200
                INTEGRATION BY MEANS part of the Trans East African Road Corridor from Cairo to Gaborone, of
                OF TRANSPORT I        strategic importance for the Eastern Africa / Horn of Africa region in
                                      terms of enhancing trade and economic integration, not to mention
                                      opening up the vast area of northern Kenya.
           FED/2009/021-663-          Regional Economic Integration by means of Transport Infrastructure.
           REGIONAL ECONOMIC          The specific purpose is to support to the implementation of GoK policy Transport policy and
Kenya      INTEGRATION BY MEANS       and institutional reforms (with emphasis on capacity building) in view of administrative                 7550
           OF TRANSPORT               improving country-wide road network management, road safety and           management
           INFRASTRUCT                intermodality.
                                      The project purpose is to foster social development by improving living
           FED/2009/021-648-SOLAR
                                      conditions through electric lighting and small appliance power and by
Kiribati   ENERGY FOR OUTER                                                                                         Solar energy               4100
                                      electrifying public facilities. Solar electrification will be introduced at
           ISLANDS
                                      households, maneabas, small businesses and schools.

                                      The project will be implemented in two activities. Activity 1 includes
                                      actions for upgrading the electricity transmission grid and for
                                      establishing the
                                      IT infrastructure for market operation. Results for Activity 1: a.
                                      Improved quality of supply (voltage profile) in the 110kV network; b.
                                      Increased safety in operation at Substation Prizren/Prizren 2 and
                                      improved power supply; c. Increased transparency of energy data for all
                                      market players. Activity 2 includes actions to support the responsible     Transport policy and
           Support to Transport and
Kosovo                                institutions in transport sector including the railways company in the     administrative                15000
           Energy
                                      implementation of the MOU for regional transport network and               management
                                      forthcoming Treaty on Transport for SEE. Results for Activity 2: a. Legal
                                      and regulatory framework is improved and compliant with the
                                      forthcoming Transport Community Treaty commitments and the acquis;
                                      b. Policies for the implementation of a multi-modal transport strategy are
                                      developed and thus in compliance with the ongoing Transport
                                      Community Treaty provisions; c. Infrastructure Manager (IM) and Train
                                      Operation are established and operational

                                      The rehabilitation of the grids will give access to electricity to around
           FED/2007/019-186-
                                      780000 inhabitants of different townships of Monrovia. It will also
           ELECTRICITY GRID                                                                                         Electrical transmission/
Liberia                               provide electricity to parts of town where factories and warehouses are                                  1600
           REHABILITATION IN                                                                                        distribution
                                      located (Bushrod Island and Paynesville) and the areas foreseen for
           MONROVIA
                                      future business development (Paynesville and Gardnesville)
                                                The rehabilitation of the grids will give access to electricity to around
                  FED/2007/019-186-
                                                780000 inhabitants of different townships of Monrovia. It will also
                  ELECTRICITY GRID                                                                                          Electrical transmission/
Liberia                                         provide electricity to parts of town where factories and warehouses are                                  400
                  REHABILITATION IN                                                                                         distribution
                                                located (Bushrod Island and Paynesville) and the areas foreseen for
                  MONROVIA
                                                future business development (Paynesville and Gardnesville)

                  FED/2009/021-344-             EC contribution will be used to rehabilitate two prioritised roads, which
                  SUPPORT TO THE                connect Monrovia with the port of Buchanan to the east and with Ganta
Liberia           LIBERIA                       on the Guinea border to the northwest and are central to Liberia's primary Road transport               60200
                  RECONSTRUCTION                roads network. They are vital to the delivery of basic pro-poor services
                  TRUST FUND (LRTF)             and the facilitation of inclusive economic growth.

                                              Le projet consiste à réparer les dégâts cycloniques provoqués par la
                                                                                                                                                           5400
                                              tempête tropicale Hubert sur les infrastructures de transport de la côte
Madagascar                                    sud-est de Madagascar de transport ferroviaire FCE de la tempête tropicale Hubert
                  FED/022592 Travaux de réparation des infrastructures(routes, voie suite aux dégâts et pistes rurales). Road Transport
                                              The proposed Sector Policy Support Programme (MARS 1) is the first
                                              sector budget support (SBS) programme for transport in Malawi. This
                  FED/ 021360 Road Transport Sector Policy Support Programme                                                                              70000
                                              programme will focus on road maintenance (65 M€) with a TA
Malawi                                        component of 5M€                                                           Transport policy and administrative management
                                              Mozambique Sector policy support programme including sector budget
                                                                                                                                                          22500
Mozambique                                    support and capacity building / TA activities
                  FED/021448 Road Sector Budget Support 2010-2013                                                        Road transport
                                                The purpose is that the Partner Countries' energy market in general, and
                                                the gas market in particular, is more regionally integrated. The main
                                                activities foreseen will include: assistance for preparatory legislative
                  ENPI/2008/020-533-EURO-       work and regulatory reforms; studies, including network development
                                                                                                                            Energy policy and
                  MEDITERRANEAN GAS             surveys and updates of the Gas Master Plan; detailed economic and
North of Sahara                                                                                                             administrative              5500
                  MARKET INTEGRATION            financial analysis for key investments, inter alia providing expert advice
                                                                                                                            management
                  PROJECT - SECOND PHA          to determine which feasibility studies by IFIs (e.g. EIB) would be
                                                necessary; training activities and study tours, including advanced training
                                                on regulation, legislation and management issues; capacity and
                                                institutional building with the relevant energy stakeholders
                                                The plan focuses specifically on solar- and wind-based power generation
                                                and integrates energy efficiency. The MSP is expected to both: (1)
                                                develop renewable energy in the region on a scale capable, in the first
                  ENPI/2009/021-509-            place, of contributing significantly to satisfying the increasing energy    Energy policy and
                  PAVING THE WAY FOR            demand in the Mediterranean partner countries (MPCs); and (2)
North of Sahara                                                                                                             administrative                  5000
                  THE MEDITERRANEAN             contribute to developing an integrated "Euro-Mediterranean green            management
                  SOLAR PLAN (MSP)              electricity market", both to satisfy the MPCs' own electricity needs with
                                                renewable energy sources and, when possible, to export some of the
                                                electricity produced from renewable sources to consumers, particularly to
                                                the EU.
                                                The projects aims at supporting further the Dem. Rep. Congo in its
Rwanda                                          efforts to improve the transport infrastructure in Eastern Congo as well                                   20620
                                                 stabilisation et reconstruction de l'Est de Rwanda and Burundi
                  FED/022551 Projet d'appui à laas for the transborder interconnetion with la RDC (PASTAR)                  Road transport
                  FED/2009/021-697-
                  ENTRETIEN PÉRIODIQUE The project consists in the periodic maintenance of the section Kigali
Rwanda                                                                                                                      Road transport                 32000
                  DE LA SECTION KIGALI          Gatuna (Ugandan border)
                  GATUNA DU CORRIDOR

Rwanda                                      Relaunch of CEPGL(Economic community
                  FED/021767 Programme de Relance de la CEPGL (Burundi,RDC,Rwanda)of the great lakes' countries)                                           27000
                                            with support to joint projects in transport, energy and institutional sectors Transport policy and administrative management

Rwanda                                      Relaunch of CEPGL(Economic community
                  FED/021767 Programme de Relance de la CEPGL (Burundi,RDC,Rwanda)of the great lakes' countries)                                            9500
                                            with support to joint projects in transport, energy and institutional sectors Transport policy and administrative management

Rwanda                                         Relaunch of CEPGL(Economic community
                  FED/021767 Programme de Relance de la CEPGL (Burundi,RDC,Rwanda)of the great lakes' countries)                                               8500
                                               with support to joint projects in transport, energy and institutional sectors Transport policy and administrative management
                                               Reconstruction and enlargement (to 7m) of a 78 km stretch of road
                                               between Kigali and Gatuna (Rwanda-Uganda border), part of the North
Rwanda                                                                                                                                                        15000
                                               Corridor connecting Rwanda, Burundi, the Eastern DR Congo and
                                               Uganda with the port of du Corridor
                  FED/021697 Réhabilitation de la section Kigali-Gatuna Mombasa. Nord et appui à l'entretien routier         Road Transport
                  FED/2005/017-867-
                  REHABILITATION DE LA REHABILITATION DE LA ROUTE MBIRKALANE
Senegal                                                                                                                      Road transport                   11500
                  ROUTE MBIRKALANE             TAMBACOUNDA
                  TAMBACOUNDA
                                                The main objective is two-fold, to: 1) Enable navigation along the Novi
                                                Sad reach of the Danube, which is part of Corridor VII of Transport
                                                Trans-European Network (TEN-T) network in line with international
                  ¿e¿elj Bridge ¿ Rebuilding
Serbia                                          navigation standards; and 2) Restore full road and rail traffic across the Road transport           30000
                  Serbian infrastructure
                                                Danube in Novi Sad as part of the Belgrade-Subotica-Budapest segment
                                                of Corridor Xb of the TEN-T network. The purpose of the project is to
                                                build the new Ţeţelj Bridge, with associated connecting infrastructure
                                               National Programme for Montenegro under the IPA Transition
Serbia                                                                                                                                              5000
                                               Assistance and Institution
                  2010/022-154 National Programme 2010 for Montenegro Building Component for 2010                          Road Transport
                                               The overall objective is to improve access to the Northern, Eastern and
                                               Southern parts of the country, to increase the stock of all weather roads
                                                                                                                                                    6000
                                               and to promote the economic and social development in the programme's
Sierra Leone                                   area of influence.
                  FED/016352 ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMME                                                                 Road transport
                                               Asphalt overlay of the Rogbere-Farmoreah part of the Freetown-Conakry
                                               Highway which constitutes the second phase of the Rehabilitatin of the
                                                                                                                                                    5500
                                               Freetown-Conakry Highway project (6 ACP RPR 594, 7 ACP GUI 124,
Sierra Leone                                   8 Highway Overlaying (Phase II)
                  FED/018490 Freetown-Conakry ACP SL 18).                                                                  Road Transport
                                               The objective of the action is to enhance the maintenance system of
                                               public infrastructure by providing support to the rehabilitation
                                                                                                                                                    23500
                                               process.The project will have two components: priority protective road
Sierra Leone                                   works and urban infrastructure rehabilitation.
                  FED/021357 Priority Infrastructure Works                                                                 Road Transport
                                                The purpose of DP2 is: "Support countries, RECs and donors to
                                                strengthen the promotion of sound policies and strategies leading to the
                  FED/2009/021-179-EU-          provision of safe, affordable, reliable, clean and efficient transport." The
                  AFRICA PARTNERSHIP            main results are: 1- Comprehensive pro-growth and pro-poor transport         Transport policy and
South ot Sahara   ON INFRASTRUCTURE             sector policies and strategies adopted at REC and country level; 2-          administrative         8000
                  SUPPORT TO SUB-               Effective institutional and financial arrangements adopted for safe,         management
                  SAHARAN                       reliable, affordable and accessible road transport services and
                                                infrastructure; 3- Trade facilitation measures adopted and implemented in
                                                major regional transit corridors
           FED/2009/021-427-
                                        Rehabilitation of the Eastern part of the Suriname East West road
           REHABILITATION OF THE
                                        connection: Meerzorg- Albina. The objective is to contribute to improved
Surinam    EASTERN PART OF THE                                                                                   Road transport                     17500
                                        connectivity, flow of goods and persons within Suriname and between
           SURINAME EAST WEST
                                        Suriname and its neighbours, and increase trade with them.
           RO
           FED/2004/017-375-
           REHABILITATION OF            REHABILITATION OF MALINDI WHARVES, PORT OF
Tanzania                                                                                                          Water transport                    3100
           MALINDI WHARVES,             ZANZIBAR
           PORT OF ZANZIBAR
                                        The overall objective is to promote rural socio-economic development in
                                        rural Tanzania through increased access to electricity to households,
           FED/2009/021-305-10TH        productive enterprises and service delivery facilities. The project targets Energy policy and
Tanzania   EDF ENERGY                   developers of modern energy services, including private sector,             administrative                   8000
           PROGRAMME                    community based groups, NGOs and financial intermediaries. Following management
                                        a restricted call for proposal, the project will subsidise capital cost of
                                        actions implemented by successful applications.
                                        This TOP, overall, sets out three priorities including TA and relevant
                                        measures for each of the priorities. The main priority axes are: 1-
           2007TR16IPO002               Improvement of railway infrastructure; 2 - Improvement of port
                                        infrastructure; 3- Technical Assistance to support these priorities. The  Transport policy and
           OPERATIONAL
Turkey
           PROGRAMME FOR                measures put forward to meet these priorities; which reflect the current administrative                     60300
           TRANSPORT                    project pipeline are: • New construction and/or rehabilitation of railway management
                                        lines on future TEN-T railway network and with existing TEN-T; • New
                                        construction of ports on future TEN-T with necessary multimodal
                                        hinterland connections
           022-518 National programme
           for Turkey under the IPA -
Turkey     Transition Assistance and                                                                                                                 1350
                                       To support the EU pre-accession strategy for Turkey under 4 priority
           Institution Building
                                       axes: Copenhagen political criteria, acquis communautaire, EU-Turkey
           Component for the year 2010
                                       Civil Society Dialogue and supporting activities.                          Electrical transmission/ distribution
                       FED/2009/021-504-            Northern Corridor Road Improvement Project: Mbarara - Ntungamo -
                       NORTHERN CORRIDOR            Katuna. The project objective is to promote economic and social
Uganda                 ROAD IMPROVEMENT             development and facilitate international and transit trade and thereby    Road transport                  122000
                       PROJECT: MBARARA -           promote regional integration. The project comprises the rehabilitation of
                       NTUNGAMO                     sections of the Northern Corridor route, Uganda
                                                    The specific objectives of the SBS operation, which comply with the
                                                    Ukrainian long term priorities in transport sector shall be as follows: - to
                       ENPI/2008/020-399-
                                                    support the implementation of the institutional reforms in transport sector
                       SUPPORT TO THE                                                                                            Transport policy and
                                                    in Ukraine; - to contribute to further legal approximation and alignment
Ukraine                IMPLEMENTATION OF                                                                                         administrative                65000
                                                    of Ukraine to the EU and international norms and standards in the
                       THE TRANSPORT                                                                                             management
                                                    transport sector of Ukraine and to the integration of Ukraine to the EU
                       STRATEGY OF UKR
                                                    transport systems; - to contribute to the improvement of the transport
                                                    infrastructure development of Ukraine
                                                     Rehabilitation of the Great East Road (T4): Luangwa Bridge-Nyimba
                                                     (99km), Sinda-Katete (40km), Chipata Town (4.7km) and Chipata-
                                                                                                                                                               38000
                                                     Mwami border (19.1km). T4 is part of the Nacala and North-South
Zambia                                               regional East Road
                       FED/022409 Rehabilitation of the Greatcorridors. (T4)                                                   Road Transport


GERMANY

 Recipient country /
                               Project title                                   Project description                               Start date/End date     (in € thousands)
       region
                                                    The German project (BMZ) aims at the efficient stock turnover in the       Contract signed in      41,000 (total); 12,500
                                                    harbour of Conakry, as indicated by the reduced waiting time of            2004.                    financed by German
Conakry, Guinea        Port de Conakry, phase III
                                                    container vessels and turnovers per hour. The project consists in the      Construction started in    govt. via KfW for
                                                    construction of a second container pier, supportive infrastructure,        2009.                         supportive
Namibia                Power transmission           The German project (BMZ) aims at increasing energy efficiency                 Contract signed in         35.000 via KfW
                       "Caprivi Link"               by regional integration of electricity transmission and subsequent                        Dec 08.
                                                    electricity trade by extending transmission and improving                      Commissioned in
                                                    electricity network.                                                           2010, operational
                                                                                                                                           since 2010
                                                                                                                                           operational
Kenya / Uganda         Rehabilitation of Kenya      The project finances the rehabilitation of the railway in Kenya and         Loan Agreement       23,500 (KfW
                       and Uganda railway /Rift     Uganda via restoration of existing assets as well via purchase of        signed on August 2, promotional loan,
                       Valley Railways              new rolling stock. The project will enable to improve and ensure a                    2011 not accountable for
                                                    continued railway transport from Mombasa to Kampala and thus                                            ODA)
                                                    reducing considerably transport costs for companies. The project
                                                    financing structure involves sponsors in Egypt, Kenya and
                                                    Uganda and 7 lenders (KfW, AfDB, FMO, IFC, ICF Debt Pool,
                                                    Equity Bank).
                                                                                                                                                         22,000 EUR
                       Cai Mep Container Terminal                                                                                                     (KfW promotional
                                                   Construction of a 1.000.000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit) Container
Vietnam                in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province                                                                         2008 - 2011                    credit); not
                                                   Terminal
                       (KfW)                                                                                                                         accountable for ODA


Africa                 Infrastructure Capacity     Financing and staffing of the AfDB to implement Capacity Development
                       Building Initiative for     measure in the area of infrastructure development
                       Regional Economic                                                                                    2007-2012                       4000
                       Communities in Africa (BMZ,
                       GTZ)
Timor-Leste            Maritime Transport Service
                                                   Strenghten the maritime transport sector to create profitable connection
                       Development (BMWi, GTZ)                                                                              2004 - 2011                     3000
                                                   between the harbours of Timor-Lestes and other destination harbours.


Netherlands

 Recipient country /
                                Project title                                 Project description                            Start date/End date      (in € thousands)
        region
Surinam                Bijdrage nieuwe haven        Contribution to a new harbour                                                     2008 – 2010         6247.945
                                                    Support to agricultural market development through increase of cold      1 July 2005 – 30 June
Rwanda                 Kigali cold storage                                                                                                                 31.007
                                                    storage capacity                                                                         2010
                                                                                                                                                    Development phase
                       Poverty alleviation through
                                                    Support of project development and tendering by local government,                              299, total grant 10843
Bhutan                 road development in Southern                                                                                       2010 - ?
                                                    aiming to contribute to project implementation                                                 (out of 21387 eligible
                       Bhutan
                                                                                                                                                           costs)
                                                                                                                                                   Development phase
                       Expansion and modernisation                                                                                                   265, total grant
                                                   Support of project development and tendering by local government,
Ethiopia               of the Lake Tana transport                                                                                         2010 - ?  7252.241 (out of
                                                   aiming to contribute to project implementation
                       infrastructure                                                                                                              14239.842 eligible
                                                                                                                                                         costs)
                                                                                                                                                    Development phase
                       Development of the port of Support of project development and tendering by local government,                                   729, total grant
Senegal                                                                                                                                   2010 - ?
                       Ziguinchor                 aiming to contribute to project implementation                                                     16286.95 (out of
                                                                                                                                                   31844.9 eligible costs)


United Kingdom

 Recipient country /           Project title                                 Project description                                  Start date          (in € thousands)
                       Trade Mark Southern Africa -
Southern Africa        North South Corridor         Hardware investment in Southern Africa North South transport corridor   2008 - 2014                    76916
                       Programme (114050-105)
            Exemples of EU Member States' projects in the area of trade facilitation/ or with TF elements - update - WTO submission 2011

FINLAND

                                                                                                                                                             Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                           Project description                                                    Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                              thousands)
Africa                       EU - Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund Support towards infrastructure development in Africa                       2008-2010         5000

                             Cafao project in partnership with       In consortium with other donors, Finnish customs and taxation
Albaniam Serbia, FYROM                                                                                                                       2006 / 2007         n.a.
                             Eurocustoms / EU funding                experts to provide assistance on, among others, customs legislation.
                                                                     The objective is to build the capacity of customs and police,
                             Twinning project in Consortium with     including ensuring the effective implementation of relevant
Bosnia Herzegovina           other EU Customs and Border             legislation and rules, to combat cross border crime and fraud. This     2007 - 2008         n.a.
                             agencies                                is to be achieved in part through the transfer of knowledge and best
                                                                     practices.
Caricom                      CARICOM Development Fund                Support towards regional trade integration                                 2009             300
                             Customs legislation and procedures
                                                                TA for further alignment of Legislation with the Acquis in the field
FYROM                        project / Lead Human Dynamics / EU                                                                              2009 / 2010         n.a.
                                                                of Customs; gap analysis, legal drafting, procedures and training
                             funding
                                                              The aim of the studies is to clarify the customs procedures and
                             WCO Columbus programme / Phase I administrative / management systems used in beneficiary countries
Global                                                                                                                                      2006 - ongoing       n.a.
                             and Phase II participation       and to make proposals for future co-operation / assistance
                                                              activities. Beneficiaries to include Tanzania, Azerbaijan and Nepal.
                                                                     Finland provided support EUR 7 million in 2007 to multilateral
                             Support to several multilateral trade
Global                                                               trade and development organizations, including WTO, EIF,                  ongoing          7000
                             related organizations.
                                                                     UNCTAD, ITC and UNIDO.
                             WTO DDA Trade Facilitation Needs        Support to WTO trust fund to provide assistance to developing                             In-kind
Global                                                                                                                                       2007 - 2009
                             Assessment Project                      countries to perform trade facilitation needs assessments                                assistance
                             WB Multi-Donor Trust Fund for
Global                                                               Support to a range of trade and development related projects             2008-2010         2000
                             Trade and Development
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,      Customs activities at external border,
                                                                      Study visits                                                            2009/2010          n.a.
Belarus and Ukraine          cooperation between authorties
                                                                      FIN-RUS bilater project: General aim is to facilitate trade/traffic
                                                                      between Finland/EU and Russia through improving both the
                             Customs co-operation/Neighbouring        Russian (mainly North West Customs administration) customs
Russia                                                                                                                                      1993 - ongoing       730
                             area Programme                           service and specific border crossings. The projects cover land and
                                                                      sea traffic, with approximately 10 projects annually - providing
                                                                      training, technical assistance, tools.
                                                                      Projects in co-operation between customs and private sector on
Russia Barents Euro Arctic
                           Customs co-operation                       simplification of the border crossing procedures (in co-operation     1999 -ongoing        200
region
                                                                      with Sweden and Norway)
                             UNDP Wider Europe: AFT for
                                                                      Aid for Trade support for the region, including to develop trade
SPECA                        Central Asia, South Caucasus and                                                                                 2009-2010         1600
                                                                      corridors
                             Western CIS
                                                                 Technical assistance to Customs and Tax administrations
                             Customs / tax projects within TACTA /development of activities e.g. in the process of stabilization,
Western Balkans                                                                                                                              2007 - 2009         n.a.
                             partnership / EU funding            fighting organized crime and raising state revenues and facilitating
                                                                 trade
                             IBM project / Lead IOM – together
Western Balkans and
                             with several EU Customs and Border Strengthening of IBM                                                          2009/2010          n.a.
Turkey
                             agencies / EU funding

GERMANY

Recipient country / region   Project title                                                                                                                   Amount (in €
                                                                      Project description                                                   Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                              thousands)
                             Infrastructure Capacity Building
                                                                      Financing and staffing of the AfDB to implement Capacity
Africa                       Initiative for Regional Economic                                                                                2007 - 2011        4000
                                                                      Development measure in the area of infrastructure development
                             Communities in Africa (BMZ, GIZ)
                             Sustainable Port Development in the      Improve the quality and efficiency of selected harbours in terms of
ASEAN                                                                                                                                        2009 - 2012        2500
                             Asia Region (BMWi, GIZ)                  environmental and safety management
                                                                  Support regional economic integration by strengthening the
                             Promotion of economic cooperation in
Asia                                                              institutional capacities of the Facilitation Centre, transboundary         2004 - 2011        4000
                             BIMP-EAGA (BMZ, GTZ)
                                                                  private sector promotion and private-public dialogue
                                                                  Support of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
                            Support of intra-regional trade       (SAARC) Trade Promotion Network and its member institutions             planned 2012-
Asia                                                                                                                                                      2000
                            potential in SAARC (BMZ, GIZ)         with the goal of increasing trade and regional economic integration.        2014
                                                                  TF Element
                                                                  The programme supports one of four regional Asian initiatives with
                                                                  the participation of China – the Pan-Beibu Gulf Initiative. The
                            Regional economic cooperation and     objective of this initiative is to support technical exchange and the
Asia                                                              pilot implementation of best practices with the aim of strengthening     2010-2015      5000
                            integration Asia-China (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                  regional economic integration (possible future areas of action touch
                                                                  upon issues such as cross-border trade, investments, transport
                                                                  logistics and the maritime economy).
                                                                  Facilitate training, dialogue and networking with relevant actors in
                                                                  the political, private and civil arena and thus contribute to an
Caribbean (all    Capacity Building to support EPA
                                                                  enabling environment for trade and business development with
CARICOM/CARIFORUM implementation in the Caribbean                                                                                          2009 - 2013     963
                                                                  special focus on the challenges and opportunities presented by the
countries)        (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                  Caribbean-EC Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for the
                                                                  private sector.
                                                                Support regional economic integration by strengthening capacities
                            Sustainable Economic Development in
Central America                                                 and technological competences of SMEs. Support the reduction of            2006 - 2012    8500
                            Central America (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                trade barries, focused in the promotion of trade between SMEs.
                            Support of Regional Economic
                                                               Reduction of administrative and technical barriers to trade in
Central Asia                Cooperation Central Asia (BMZ, GIZ                                                                             2007 - 2012    8550
                                                               Central Asia to facilitate trade
                            & CIM)
                                                                  Set up marketable service offer to support business development
                                                                  institutions in selected regions in the preparation of regional
                                                                  economic development concepts and promotion schemes for SME.
Central Asia (Usbekistan,   Regional Business Development in
                                                                  Promote the introduction of sustainable logistic concepts to             2008 - 2013    6046
Kirgistan, Tadjikistan)     Central Asia (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                  improve efficiency and safety of commercial transport and
                                                                  contribute to the strengthening of SMEs’ international
                                                                  competitiveness and of trade within the region.
                                                                  Strengthen the institutional capacities of EAC as well as capacitiy
                            Capacity Development for Regional     to coordinate/moderate and govern the process of regional
EAC                                                                                                                                        2008 - 2012    11700
                            Integration (BMZ, GIZ)                economic integration of customs and harmonisation of tariff
                                                                  systems
                                                                   Strengthen performance ECOWAS secretariat to enable the
                          Strengthening of ECOWAS
ECOWAS                                                             secretariat to deal with new strategic tasks like transport               2005 - 2013        18240
                          Secretariat (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                   facilitation; TF elements
                                                                   Regional networking of relevant political actors and providing
                          Regional dialogue and capacity
                                                                   professional and methodological expertise for specialists and
                          building in support of economic
Egypt, Jordan and Syria                                            executives in the areas of regional and international trade               2009 - 2011         1300
                          reforms in Egypt, Jordan and Syria
                                                                   agreements, trade in services, SPS and TBT, Rules of Origin, Trade
                          (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                   Data and analysis
                                                                   Activities in the area of trade facilitation are covered as part of this
Global                    WTO/DDAGTF                                                                                                        2003 (ongoing)   1000 per year
                                                                   WTO Trust Fund
Global                    UNCTAD                                   Trust Fund Project for WTO-Accessions of selected countries                2005 -2010         280
                                                                   Global Trust Fund (World Trade Net, South-south Trade
Global                    ITC (WTO/UNCTAD)                         Promotion, E-Trade Bridge, Export-led poverty reduction                     ongoing           280
                                                                   programme, joint integrated techincal assistance programme)
                                                                   The project (i) supports the Lao PDR Government regarding
                          Supporting Lao’s integration into        regional and sub-regional economic integration (ii) helps to
                          regional markets within the context of   increase business awareness on trade opportunities arising from
Laos                                                                                                                                        2011-2013            850
                          the Enhanced Integrated Framework        regional trade integration; (iii) helps to implement selected priority
                          (BMZ, GIZ)                               measures identified in the current or updated Diagnostic Trade
                                                                   Integration Study (DTIS) action matrix. TF elements
                                                                   As part of the programme, the coherence and coordination of the
                          Support for pro-poor growth. Also
                                                                   trade, customs and investment policies of the Economic
                          support of the coherence between
Nigeria                                                            Community of                                                             2011-2014           20000
                          regional and national trade policies
                                                                   West African States (ECOWAS) on the one side and Nigeria on the
                          (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                   other side are supported.
                          Supporting the implementation of
                                                                   Support relevant institutions on regional and national level to
North and Latin America   Economic Partnership Agreements                                                                                   2009-2014            4000
                                                                   implement EU/CARIFORUM EPA
                          (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                   The programme ―Train for Trade‖ aims at strengthening the private
                                                                   industry and its constitutional bodies in the SADC region through
                                                                   capacity building and training, supporting them to benefit from
SADC                      Train for Trade (BMZ, GIZ)               opening markets and liberalised trade. Through specific further          2010-2014           11126
                                                                   education and training measures within the components comprising
                                                                   export promotion and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs);
                                                                   TF elements
                                                                    Strengthen the institutional capacities of SADC, especially Trade,
                             Strengthening of economic and trade
                                                                    Industry, Finance and Investment Directorate, as well as capacitiy
SADC                         political capacitities and competences                                                                           2010-2012         5000
                                                                    to coordinate/moderate and govern the process regional economic
                             in SADC (BMZ, GIZ)
                                                                    integration, including customs union.
                                                                    Strengthen performance of customs authorities by providing
                             International Leadership Training on advanced training for customs officials in standard customs
                             ―Global Trade - New Challenges for procedures as well as customs management, customs policy
SADC, EAC, ECOWAS                                                                                                                             2005-2012         10684
                             Customs Policy and Customs             and legislation, international trade law and non-tariff trade
                             Administration― (BMZ, GIZ)             rules, the multilateral system of trade and international trade
                                                                    relations;
                                                                    The project aims at strengthening regional economic integration
                             Support of a socially and ecologically (trade) by supporting the economic subsystem of SIECA. In order
SIECA                        sustainable trade integration with     to improve consensus-building and to facilitate dialogue in the           2010-2012          800
                             SIECA (BMZ, GIZ)                       policy process, a multi-stakeholder-forum will be established; TF
                                                                    elements

SWEDEN

                                                                                                                                                             Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                           Project description                                                    Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                              thousands)
                             WTO Doha Development Agenda         Activities in the area of trade facilitation are covered as part of this
Global                                                                                                                                        2010-2011         3306
                             Global Trust Fund                   WTO Trust Fund
                             WTO Trade Facilitation National     Support to providing assistance to developing countries to perform
Global                                                                                                                                          2010             103
                             Needs Assessment Trust Fund         trade facilitation needs assessments
                                                                 The Trade Facilitation Facility (TFF) is a multi-donor trust fund
                                                                 that supports operational activities that help developing countries
                                                                 take better advantage of global trade opportunities by reducing
                             World Bank Trust Fund for the Trade trade costs. This facility enables the World Bank Group to respond
Global
                             Facilitation Facility               to increased demands from developing countries—in the                        2009-2012         7738
                                                                 framework of their national development strategies—to overcome
                                                                 trade bottlenecks imposed by weaknesses in trade logistics,
                                                                 customs, testing and certification, and other aspects of trade
                                                                 facilitation regimes.
                                                                 The aim of the project, which is implemented by UNECE, is to
                             Trade Facilitation Implementation
Global                                                           develop a guide for how to implement trade facilitation measures             2006-2010          546
                             Guide
                                                                 and to carry out a series of regional workshops in order to
                    UNCTAD Trust Fund for WTO               The intent of the Trust Fund is to ensure a DDA TF negotiations
Global              Negotiating Process on Trade            result that is adapted to the needs and implementation capacities of    2009-2012       145
                    Facilitation, T4CO                      developing and least-developed countries
                                                            Informing exporting firms about trade rules and procedures in
Global              Open Trade Gate Sweden                                                                                            2010          310
                                                            Sweden/Europe
                                                            The programme is implemented by the World Customs
                                                            Organization (WCO) and aims at contributing to the development
Regional Africa     WCO Columbus Programme                  of harmonized, effective and fair customs authorities in sub-           2008-2012       4632
                                                            Saharan Africa. It includes, inter alia, capacity-building and
                                                            diagnostic studies.
                    International Training Programme on
South-East Africa                                           Training programme regarding trade facilitation implementation.         2008-2009       412
                    Trade Facilitation
                                                           Increased regional trade and integration by capacity building in
                                                           customs and bordermanagement. Development of one-stop-border             2010-2012       4838
Rwanda              TradeMark East Africa                  posts
                                                           he programme aims at strengthening participating countries´
                                                           capacity to participate in regional and international trade by
                                                           enhancing managerial and technical skills, focusing on trade
                                                           facilitation in the Eastern region of Africa. It is also aimed at
                                                           raising awareness of the relation between trade facilitation as a tool
East Africa         Training program on Trade facilitation against corruption. The programme is directed towards                      2010          380
                                                           policymakers, trade and customs advisors in governemnt agencies
                                                           and ministries, as well as key persons in trade organisations. The
                                                           programme includes a 2-weeks training in Stockholm, Sweden,
                                                           followed by a 1-week training in Mombasa, Kenya after six
                                                           months.The training programme is organised by the Swedish
                                                           National Board of Trade.
Global              Open Trade Gate Sweden                 Provides information to companies exporting to Sweden/Europe on                   2011
                                                                                                                                                    322
                                                           trade rules and procedures.
Global              Trust Fund for Financing of            The trust fund provides financing for the participation of experts          2011-2012
                    Participation of Experts from          from developing countries in UNCTAD expert group meetings,
                    Developing Countries and Countries including meetings on trade facilitation.
                                                                                                                                                     54
                    with Economies in Transition in
                    UNCTAD Expert Groups Meetings
Tanzania                      TradeMark East Africa              Increased regional trade and integration by capacity building in             2010-2013
                                                                 customs and border management. Development of one-stop-border                               3226
                                                                 posts.
Southern Africa (SACU)        Training Programme in Trade        Capacity building programme on trade facilitation carried out by             2011-2012
                              facilitation                       the National Board of Trade. The training programme includes: a
                                                                 preparatory phase, two training phases of which the first part is
                                                                 carried out in Sweden and the second part is carried out in one of
                                                                 the participants' countries, an intermediate phase and a follow-up                           308
                                                                 phase including mentoring. The purpose of a regional focus in the
                                                                 selection of countries is to build and strengthen existing regional
                                                                 cooperation on trade facilitation. The programme is aimed at key
                                                                 professionals involved in trade facilitation in both public and
                                                                 private sectors.
Global                        WCO Language Funds                 Funds for the translation of key trade facilitation instruments (e.g.      2008 – 2011
                                                                 the revised Kyoto convention, the SAFE framework of standards,
                                                                                                                                                              993
                                                                 the revised Arusha declaration) into Spanish, Portuguese and
                                                                 Arabic.

SPAIN

 Recipient country / region               Project title                                                                                                   Amount (in €
                                                                                         Project description                             Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                           thousands)
Colombia, Panama, Peru,       Assistance Project on Authorized
                                                                 Project for the development and implementation of the figure of the
Dominican Rep. and            Economic Operator                                                                                            2010/2011          n.a.
                                                                 AEO. Other countries will follow.
Uruguay
Latin-American countries      UNODC-WCO Container Control        Learning program on control of containers and implementation of
                                                                                                                                            2009/?            n.a.
                              Program                            risk criteria.
Colombia, Panama, Peru,       Assistance Project on Authorized   Project for the development and implementation of the figure of the       2010/2011          n.a.
Dominican Rep. and            Economic Operator                  AEO. Other countries will follow.
Uruguay
Latin-American countries      UNODC-WCO Container Control        Learning program on control of containers and implementation of             2009             n.a.
                              Program                            risk criteria.
Multilateral aid to least      Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) The EIF Program aims at strengthening LDC's capacity to use trade       2009-ongoing        5,000
developed countries (LDCs)                                          as a development tool by mainstreaming trade into national
                                                                    development strategies, identifying supply-side constraints to trade
                                                                    and leveraging resources of trade-related technical assistance to
                                                                    overcome these constraints.
Multilateral aid to developing Doha Development Agenda Global       The aim of the DDAGTF is to enhance human and institutional            2001-ongoing        3,004
countries                      Trust Fund (DDAGTF)                  capacity of developing countries to better understand and
                                                                    implement multilateral trade rules and to take full advantage of
                                                                    multilateral trade liberalisation processes.
Multilateral aid to developing UNCTAD's project on Capacity         This project aims at assisting developing countries members of         2005-ongoing         615
countries                      Building in Developing Countries & WTO in better understanding the issues at stake, in defining their
                               Least Developed Countries to Support position regarding the treatment of trade facilitation within the
                               their Effective Participation in the context WTO negotiations on trade facilitation, and in formulating
                               WTO Negotiations Process on Trade the modalities for an effective implementation of the negotiated
                               Facilitation                         commitments.

DENMARK

 Recipient country / region                Project title                                                                                                    Amount (in €
                                                                                             Project description                           Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                             thousands)
Multilateral aid to developing Standards and Trade Development     The purpose of this programme is to strengthen the capacity of
countries                      Facility (STDF)                     developing countries to analyze and implement SPS standards to          2005-ongoing        3.084
                                                                   increase these countries’ market access.
Multilateral aid to least      Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) The purpose of the EIF is to increase LDC’s capacity to identify
developed countries (LDCs)                                         and analyze constraints to increased trade and to develop, mobilize
                                                                                                                                           2009-ongoing        4.026
                                                                   resources for and implement strategies to overcome these
                                                                   constraints in a coordinated manner.
Multilateral aid to developing International Trade Centre (ITC)    The purpose of the International Trade Center is to work with
countries                                                          private sector in developing countries to enhance their export          2009-ongoing         3.49
                                                                   preparedness and capacity.
Multilateral aid to developing WTO Global Trust Fund               The purpose of the activities financed by the Global Trust Fund is
countries                                                          to enhance developing countries capacity to analyze and implement
                                                                                                                                           2009-ongoing        1.208
                                                                   the WTO agreements and to prepare and participate in trade policy
                                                                   negotiations.

NETHERLANDS
 Recipient country / region                Project title                                                                                                      Amount (in €
                                                                                             Project description                             Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                                thousands)
Palestinian Authority         Coalition for accountability and                                                                                                Totalling 116.8
                              integrity AMAN                         Establishment of an anti-corruption organisation                         2010 – 2013      for 2009 and
                                                                                                                                                                   2010
South Africa                  WCO Regional Training Centre                                                                                                    Totalling 41.08
                                                                                                                                              2006 – 2010      for 2009 and
                                                                                                                                                                   2010
Nicaragua                     CEI                                                                                                                                Totalling
                                                                     Support of a Centre for Export Promotio - TF elements                    2009 – 2013      1454.201 for
                                                                                                                                                              2009 and 2010
Bosnia                        Support to export and trade                                                                                                        Totalling
                                                                     Support to a centre for export promotion - TF element                    2009 – 2011       721.122 for
                                                                                                                                                              2009 and 2010
worldwide                     ICTSD support 2009 - 2010                                                                                                          Totalling
                                                                     Increasing developing countries’ capacity to engage in trade
                                                                                                                                              2009 – 2011      1839.685 for
                                                                     negotiations
                                                                                                                                                              2009 and 2010
South Africa                  TRALAC support
                                                                                                                                                              Totalling 138 for
                                                                     Capacity building for African countries’ bilateral trade negotiations    2010 – 2011
                                                                                                                                                               2009 and 2010
worldwide                     Centre for the support of imports from
                                                                     Capacity building for BSOs and private sectors ability to export         2009 – 2013     2966.6 annually
                              developing countries
worldwide                     Support to STDF                                                                                                                  1252.849 in
                                                                     Developing capacity for working with technical standards in trade
                                                                                                                                              2008 – 2012     2009, 3032.391
                                                                     (development facility)
                                                                                                                                                                 in 2010

UNITED KINGDOM

 Recipient country / region                Project title                                                                                                       Amount (in €
                                                                                             Project description                             Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                                thousands)
Non Specific Country          UK contribution to the Enhanced        LDCs able to produce and effectively implement national
                              Integrated Framework (114301)          development plans into which trade has been mainstreamed                 2008 - 2013          43624

Non Specific Country          UK contribution to the World Bank      The Trade Facilitation Facility is a multi-donor trust fund that aims
                              Trade Facilitation Facility (200640)   to help developing countries to reduce costs of engaging in              2009 - 2012         143503
                                                                     international trade.
Non Specific Country   UK contribution to the World Bank      The Trade Facilitation Facility is a multi-donor trust fund that aims
                       Trade Facilitation Facility (200640)   to help developing countries to reduce costs of engaging in             2009 - 2012    143503
                                                              international trade.
Southern Africa        Trade Mark Southern Africa             To improve Southern Africa's trade performance and
                                                                                                                                      2008 - 2014    114857
                       Programme (114050)                     competitiveness for the benefit of poor women and men
East Africa            Regional East Africa Integration       To facilitate greater regional economic and social integration in
                       Programme (REAP) 2008/2013             East Africa
                                                                                                                                      2008 - 20013   16933
                       -200092

Africa Regional        Support to West Africa Regional        Improved West Africa's regional trade performance and
                       Integration Programme (200239)         competitiveness ensuring poor women and men benefit
                                                                                                                                      2010 - 2014    12628


Non Specific Country   Fairtrade Labelling Organisations      Fairtrade is a global movement for change (MDG8) that contributes
                       International Partnership Agreement    to making trade fair, enabling producers to enjoy sustainable
                                                                                                                                      2010 - 2014    13776
                       (201718)                               livelihoods and combat poverty (MDG1).

Non Specific Country   AITIC Supporting LDCs To Negotiate To strengthen the capacity of LDCs to participate in WTO Trade
                       Trade Facilitation And SPS (200881) Facilitation and SPS negotiations                                          2009 - 2011     432

Caribbean              Caribbean Aid For Trade And To support Caribbean implementation of the CARICOM Single
                       Regional Integration Trust Fund Market & Economy (CSME) and the Economic Partnership
                                                                                                                                      2009 - 2012    11595
                       -114489                         Agreement (EPA)

Caribbean              IDB Aid For Trade Thematic Fund        Strengthen Caribbean countries' capacity to integrate into the global
                                                              economy and to benefit from liberalized trade and increased market
                                                                                                                                      2009 - 2012     1044
                       -200945                                access.

Yemen                  International Finance Corporation      Help stimulate private sector growth and sustainable poverty
                       Programme To Help Stimulate Private    reduction through the creation of new investment, job and income
                                                                                                                                      2008 - 2011    10243
                       Sector Growth And Sustainable          opportunities in Yemen
                       Poverty Reduction. (113786)
Kenya                  Kenya - Promoting Better Regulation    To facilitate better functioning and regionally integrated markets
                       Investment Markets & Employment        with wider participation of the poor in domestic and international
                                                                                                                                      2009 - 2014    10332
                       (Prime) (200294)                       trade

Rwanda                 Trademark East Africa Rwanda           Greater Regional Integration and Trade Competitiveness in
                                                              Rwanda
                                                                                                                                      2010 - 2015     9184
Rwanda                                                                  Greater Regional Integration and Trade Competitiveness in
                                                                        Rwanda
                                                                                                                                                2010 - 2015        9184
                              -201685

Tanzania                      Trademark Tanzania (200713)               Support to regional integration programme
                                                                                                                                                2010 - 2012        20778
East Africa                   Africa Regional Programme (200624) East Africa Transit Improvement Programme - EATIP
                                                                                                                                                2009 - 2013        28700
South Asia (India,            South Asian Regional Trade and            To increase the value of formal private sector trade and investment
                                                                                                                                                   2010             517
Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan)    Investment – IFC (202012)                 across the South Asian Region
South Asia                    Private Sector led integration in South   To support ADB Regional Technical Assistance on Private Sector
                                                                                                                                                2010 - 2011         103
                              Asia – ADB (202122)                       led Integration and Free Trade Agreement in South Asia
Burundi                       Trade Mark East Africa – Burundi          To increase growth and poverty reduction in Burundi through
                                                                                                                                                2010 - 2012        7490
                              Window                                    greater regional integration and trade competitiveness
Uganda                        Trade Mark East Africa – Uganda           To increase regional integration and trade competitiveness
                                                                                                                                                2009 - 2014        11362
                              Window

BULGARIA

 Recipient country / region                   Project title                                                                                                     Amount (in €
                                                                                               Project description                             Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                                 thousands)
Moldova/Ukraine               EU Border Assistance Mission to           Participation of Customs experts in EU Border Assistance Mission        2009 - 2011         N/A
Kosovo                        EULEX Mission Kosovo                      Participation of Customs experts in EULEX Mission Kosovo                2009 - 2011         N/A


LITHUANIA

Recipient country / region    Project title                             Project description                                                    Start/End date   Amount (in €
                                                                        Objectives of the Project: to modernise Customs processes in
                                                                        Ukraine and Moldova, to assist in the preparation of legislation and
Ukraine                                                                 to modernise the Ukrainian and Moldovan national Customs transit
                              Lithuanian and USA Technical
                                                                        according to the New Computerized Transit System (further –
                              Assistance to Support Customs
                                                                        NCTS) operating within the European Union (further – EU).
                              Services of Ukraine and Moldova in
                              Implementing USA Millennium                                                                                        2007-2009
                              Challenge Corporation Threshold
                              Country Plans in Ukraine and
                              Moldova
          Lithuanian and USA Technical
          Assistance to Support Customs
          Services of Ukraine and Moldova in
          Implementing USA Millennium                                                                                       2007-2009
          Challenge Corporation Threshold        2 officers of the Lithuanian Customs have been moved temporarily
          Country Plans in Ukraine and           till the end of 2009 to work as resident assistance co-ordinators for
Moldova   Moldova                                the Ukrainian and Moldovan Customs services. Short-term
                                                 missions of Lithuanian Customs experts were organized. More than
                                                 100 trainings were organized.


                                                 6 Lithuanian Customs officers participate in the EU Border Assistance
Moldova
          EU Border Assistance Mission to        Mission to Moldova and Ukraine for establishing an international customs
                                                                                                                            2006-2011
          Moldova and Ukraine                    control on the Transnistrian segment of the common border. Since 2010
                                                 there are 2 customs officials working in this mission.
Ukraine

Ukraine                                       Consultations, trainings in Ukraine and Moldova, study visits to the
          Technical Assistance for Ukraine’s  Lithuanian Customs on Customs Valuation subject. Financed by
          and Moldova Customs Officers in the the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania under            2006-2009     108
Moldova   Field of Customs Valuation          the framework of the Development co-operation policy of the
                                              Republic of Lithuania

                                               Consultations, trainings in Moldova, study visits to the Lithuanian
          Technical assistance project for the
                                               Customs were organized in co-operation with the Ministry of
Moldova   Moldovan Customs Service in the area                                                                              2006-2009
                                               Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania and the Embassy of
          of origin of goods and audit
                                               the United Kingdom in Chisinau (Moldova)

                                                 The expert of the Lithuanian Customs has been moved to Tbilisi as
                                                 a EUSR Border Support Team’s Border Police Adviser/Customs
          Team of the EU Special
                                                 expert. The main task – support to the Georgian authorities in all
Georgia   Representative (EUSR) Border                                                                                      2007 - 2011
                                                 customs aspects of the newly adopted Border Management
          Support team in Tbilisi
                                                 Strategy, drafting of a detailed plan for the implementation of the
                                                 strategy.
                                             Lithuanian Customs expert conducted trainings and provided
          Twinning Light project PHARE 2005 consultations to the Customs Administration and Department of
Croatia   HR 05 IB ST 03 TL "Statistics on  Statistics of Croatia under the project, implemented by the Danish              2007 - 2008   145
          Trade of Goods - Intrastat"       Statistics Administration.
                                            A study visit was carried out in the Lithuanian Customs.
                             Technical Assistance to Customs and
                             Tax Administrations (TACTA)            Lithuanian Customs internal audit expert worked at the consortium
Albania                      programme for the Customs and Tax      ITACA, led by the Italian Customs Agency, on implementing the           2008 - 2009    N/A
                             Administrations in the Republic of     EC TACTA programme in the Republic of Albania.
                             Albania.
                                                                    The Lithuanian Customs has joined a consortium led by the
                                                                    International Organization for Migration (IOM) for implementation
                             „Strengthening Integrated Border       of the project. The objective is to enhance the development of
                             Management in the Western Balkans      functional, effective and integrated systems of border management
Western Balkans and
                             and Turkey                             in line with EU standards in the Western Balkans and Turkey             2009-2011      1 632
Turkey
                             (EuropeAid/127538/C/ACT/Multi)―        through the enhancement of inter-agency, bilateral and regional
                             under EU IPA programme                 cooperation and coordination. Lithuanian Customs expert has
                                                                    conducted Specialized trainings on Risk analysis in all beneficiary
                                                                    countries in July-October 2010.
Ukraine                      TAIEX study visit
                                                                    The study visit on issues of handling goods detained by customs for
                                                                                                                                               2009        N/A
                                                                    Ukrainian customs officials in Vilnius.
Moldova                      Technical assistance project for the   Consultations, trainings in Moldova and a study visit to the
                             Moldovan Customs Service in the        Lithuanian Customs. Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                                                                                                                                               2010         10
                             field of post-clearance audit          of the Republic of Lithuania under the framework of the
                                                                    Development co-operation policy of the Republic of Lithuania.
Eastern Partnership states   Seminar on the Customs valuation in    This seminar was organized in Vilnius in cooperation with the
(Armenia,                    the framework of the Eastern           European Commission according to the Eastern Partnership
Azerbaijan, Georgia,         Partnership Integrated Border          Integrated Border Management Flagship Initiative Programme, the
                                                                                                                                           February 2010   N/A
Moldova, Ukraine and         Management Flagship Initiative         purpose of which is to draw the activities of the Customs services
Belarus)                     Programme                              of the Eastern Partnership states closer to the specification of the
                                                                    EU rules.
Turkey                       TAIEX study visit                      The study visit on cash control for Turkish customs officials in
                                                                                                                                            April 2010     N/A
                                                                    Vilnius.
Bosnia and Herzegovina       TAIEX study visit on customs           The study visit for customs officials from Bosnia and Herzegovina
                             information system                     in Vilnius to share best practices in upgrading the customs             June 2010      N/A
                                                                    declaration processing system.
Ukraine                      Network development Project of the     The Lithuanian Customs in cooperation with the US Department of
                             State customs service of Ukraine       Justice ICITAP Project Office is providing Technical Assistance in
                                                                    the Ukraine on the subjects of E-customs implementation, Creation
                                                                    of risk analysis system in the Ukrainian Customs, Development of
                                                                    transit corridor between the Baltic Sea and Black Sea                    2010 - 2011    N/A
                                                                    (Ukraine–Belorussia) implementing „Technical assistance to
                                                                    support projects on development and implementation of e–customs,
                                                                    facilitated and secure international transport corridors and fighting
                                                                    infringements―.
Moldova                      Technical assistance project for the
                                                                    Consultations, trainings in Moldova and a study visit to the
                             Moldovan Customs Service in the
                                                                    Lithuanian Customs. Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                             field of post-clearance audit                                                                                      2010        10
                                                                    of the Republic of Lithuania under the framework of the
                                                                    Development co-operation policy of the Republic of Lithuania.
Eastern Partnership states   Seminar on the Customs valuation in
(Armenia,                    the framework of the Eastern           This seminar was organized in Vilnius in cooperation with the
Azerbaijan, Georgia,         Partnership Integrated Border          European Commission according to the Eastern Partnership
Moldova, Ukraine and         Management Flagship Initiative         Integrated Border Management Flagship Initiative Programme, the
                                                                                                                                            February 2010   N/A
Belarus)                     Programme                              purpose of which was to draw the activities of the Customs services
                                                                    of the Eastern Partnership states closer to the specification of the
                                                                    EU rules.

Turkey                       TAIEX study visit                      The study visit on cash control for Turkish customs officials in         April 2010     N/A
Bosnia and Herzegovina       TAIEX study visit                      Vilnius. visit for customs officials from Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                                                    The study
                                                                    in Vilnius to share best practices of upgrading the customs              June 2010      N/A
                                                                    declaration processing system.
Ukraine                   Network development Project of the     The Lithuanian Customs in cooperation with the US Department of
                          State Customs Service of Ukraine       Justice ICITAP Project Office provides Technical Assistance in
                                                                 Ukraine on the subjects of E-customs implementation, Creation of
                                                                 risk analysis system in the Ukrainian Customs, Development of
                                                                 transit corridor between the Baltic Sea and Black Sea                    2010-2011      N/A
                                                                 (Ukraine–Belarus) in frames of project „Technical assistance to
                                                                 support projects on development and implementation of e–customs,
                                                                 facilitated and secure international transport corridors and fighting
                                                                 infringements― .

                                                                 Two long-term customs experts work on the project at the present.
                                                                 Within the project the Lithuanian Customs experts conduct
                                                                 trainings and seminars for the customs officers in Ukraine .
Ukraine                   Technical assistance project for the   Consultations, trainings in Ukraine and a study visit to the
                          Ukrainian Customs officers in the      Lithuanian Customs. Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                                                                                                                                             2011        5,8
                          field of customs valuation             of the Republic of Lithuania under the framework of the Lithuanian
                                                                 Development co-operation policy.
Moldova                   Technical assistance project for the   Consultations, trainings in Moldova and a study visit to the
                          Moldovan customs officers in the       Lithuanian Customs. Financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
                                                                                                                                             2011        11,6
                          field of customs valuation             of the Republic of Lithuania under the framework of the
                                                                 Development co-operation policy of the Republic of Lithuania.
Afghanistan, Tajikistan   Study visit of Tajik and Afghan border The visit is financed by Organization for Security and Co-operation
                          guard officers                         (Europe Office in Tajikistan) and organized in co-operation with November 2011          N/A
                                                                 the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service.
Eastern Partnership       Eastern Partnership – IBM Flagship
                                                                 Experts of the Lithuanian Customs were selected to conduct
countries (Armenia,       Initiative Training Project (EaP IBM
                                                                 trainings in the framework of the project. The preparatory seminar          2011        N/A
Azerbaijan, Belarus,      FIT)
                                                                 was conducted by the Lithuanian Customs expert.
Georgia, Moldova and
Ukraine)
 Georgia                  Team of the EU S^pecial                The expert of the Lithuanian Customs worked in Tbilisi as a EUSR
                          Representative Border Support Team     Border Support Team’s Border Police Adviser/Customs expert.
                          Tbilis                                 The main task is to support to the Georgian authorities in all           March 2007-
                                                                                                                                                         N/A
                                                                 customs aspects of the newly adopted Border Management Strategy         February 2011
                                                                 and drafting of a detailed plan for the implementation of the
                                                                 strategy.
CZECH REPUBLIC

 Recipient country / region                   Project title                                                                                              Amount (in €
                                                                                          Project description                           Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
Ukraine, Turkmenistan,        IT support for Eastern Europe and   Support for the introduction of information technologies for
                                                                                                                                          2008/2009          110
Belarus, Kazakhstan,          other countries                     electronic data interchange
Mongolia                      Support of small and medium-sized
                                                                  Support of small and medium-sized enterprises in Mongolia –
                              enterprises in Mongolia                                                                                       2009             22
                                                                  seminars, conferences, expert exchange


IRELAND

  Recipient country /                     Project title                                                                                                  Amount (in €
                                                                                        Project description                             Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
        region
Global                        WTO Doha Development Agenda         Core funding. The DDA GTF is the main source of funding for
                                                                                                                                          2009/2010         1200
                              Global Trust Fund (DDA GFT)         WTO Technical Assistance and capacity building.
Global                        WTO Standards and Trade
                                                                  Core funding. Global programme in capacity building and technical
                              Development Facility                                                                                        2009/2010          325
                                                                  assistance to assist developing countries in trade and SPS measures
Indonesia, Sri Lanka,      UNCTAD Train for Trade Port            The project relates to a programme of UNCTAD’s Training and
Ghana, Tanzania, Malaysia, Training Programme for Port            Capacity Building Branch which aims to build capacity in
The Maldives               Communities of English Speaking        developing countries’ ports through strengthening their human           2009/2010          281
                           Developing Countries                   resource base, particularly through the training of port managers
                                                                  who would then act as trainers.

France

                                                                                                                                                         Amount (in €
Recipient country / region    Project title                       Project description                                                   Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
Africa, Middle East
                              Technical Assistance to Customs     Visit to Algeria                                                          2008             1,64
Algeria                       Customs Valuation                   Visit to Algeria                                                          2008             3,05
                              Training on posteriori control      Visit to Algeria                                                          2008             3,05
Benin                         Training on posteriori control      Mission au Bénin                                                          2009              2,1
                           Evaluation      of    the      customs
Burkina faso                                                         Mission au Burkina Faso            2009   3,11
                           administration development
Burundi                    WCO – Programme Columbus phase I Mission au Burundi                          2009   3,1

                           Lutte contre la fraude, renseignement     Mission au Cameroun                2008   8,22
Camerun
                           Technical Assistance to Customs           Mission au Cameroun                2009   4,71
                           Technical assistance to customs           Mission au Cameroun                2009   5,55
Gabon                      Technical Assistance to Customs           Mission au Gabon                   2009   3,68
                           Training on economc systems               Mission en Guinée Conakry          2009   2,47
Guinea Conakry
                           Economic systems                          Mission en Guinée Conakry          2009   3,86
Iran                       Customs Formalities                       Visite en France                   2009   1,74
                           Customs controls                          Mission au Liban                   2008   2,76
                           Customs controls                          Mission au Liban                   2008   2,61
Lebanon
                           WCO – Programme Columbus – phase
                                                                     Mission au Liban                   2009   6,75
                           I
                           Training      Customs        Informatic
Mali                                                                 Mission au Mali                    2008   3,86
                           Programmes
                           Low risk goods controls                   Mission au Maroc                   2009   2,08
Morocco
                           Control of Customs Valuation              Mission au Maroc                   2009   2,21
                           Technical support to the Customs
Central African republic                                             Visit to Centralafrican Republic   2009   4,95
                           Directorate general
Syria                      Control of Customs Valuation              Mission en Syrie                   2009   6,39
Tchad                      Technical Assistance to Customs           Mission au Tchad                   2009   6,89
Tunisia                    Authorised Economic Operator              Mission en Tunisie                 2008   3,29
Europe
Macedonia                  Authorised Economic Operator              Visit to Moldovia                  2008   1,51
Moldavia                   Tariffs                                   Visit to Moldovia                  2008   1,67
Serbia                     Posteriori Controls                       Visit to Serbia                    2008   3,02
NIS
                           Customs controls train and flight         Visit to France                    2008   1,48
Kazakhstan
                           Authorised Economic Operator              Visit to Kazakhstan                2009    3,3
Kirghizistan               Customs controls train and flight         Visit to France                    2008   1,48
Usbekistan                 Customs controls train and flight         Visit to France                    2008   1,48
Russia                     Informatisation - goods in transit        Visit to France                    2009    6,2
Tadjikistan                Customs controls train and flight         Visit to France                    2008   1,48
Turkmenistan                 Customs controls train and flight   Visit to France               2008             1,48
Asia
                             Customs controls - maritime         Visit to China                2008             5,57
China
                             Customs controls flight             Visite en France              2009             2,93
Laos                         Costums values                      Mission au Laos               2009             2,52
Americas
                             Scanning                            Visit to Ecuador              2008             3,52
Ecuador
                             Scanning                            Visit to Ecuador              2008             3,33
                             Non-intrusive Inspection            Visit to Guatemala            2008             2,18
Guatemala
                             Non-intrusive Inspection            Visit to Guatemala            2008             2,48
Honduras                     Non-intrusive Inspection            Visit to Honduras             2008              2,1
Panama                       Non-intrusive Inspection            Visit to Panama               2008             4,82
Chili                        Authorised Economic Operator        Visit toFrance                2008              4,6
Algeria                      Electronic Data exchange between    Mission to Algeria
                                                                                               2011             5,03
                             port authorities
Algeria                      AEO                                 Mission to Algeria            2011             2,73
Algeria                      Express shipment                    Mission to Algeria            2011             1,36
Burkina Faso                 Specificities for Petrol Products   Mission to Burkina Faso       2011             4,91
Burkina Faso                 Specificities for Petrol Products   Mission to Burkina Faso       2011             4,91
Burkina Faso                 Technical Assistance - Customs      Mission to Burkina Faso
                                                                                               2011             3,89
                             Informatic programmes SYDONIA
Burundi                      Technical Assistance - Customs      Mission to Burundi
                                                                                               2011             5,9
                             Informatic programmes SYDONIA
Cap verde                    Technical Assistance - Customs      Mission to Cap verde
                                                                                               2011             3,58
                             Informatic programmes SYDONIA
R.D. Congo                   Technical Assistance - Customs      Mission to Congo
                                                                                               2011             6,1
                             Informatic programmes SYDONIA
Gabon                        AEO                                 Visite to France              2011             1,92
Morocco                      Technical Assistance Customs        Visite to France
                                                                                               2011             2,19
                             external trade statistics

BELGIUM

                                                                                                            Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                       Project description       Start/End date
                                                                                                             thousands)
10 countries, Congo, Côte Organizing and building the capacity     Formation of 18 Customs officers in the Belgian school of
                                                                                                                                          2008-2009
d’Yvoire,Gabon, Togo,                                              Verification during 9 months
                            of Africa’s Customs Administrations                                                                                                 n.a.
Congo (Dém), Comores,                                              Formation of 29 Customs officers in the Belgian school of
                            for Trade Facilitation                                                                                        2009-2010
Tchad, Niger, Centrafrique,                                        Verification during 9 months
                            Organizing and building the capacity   training for the trainers by Belgian trainers in the countries;
                            of Africa’s Customs Administrations    Training sessions at the Belgian Customs Training Centre,
Madagascar                                                                                                                               1998 - ongoing         n.a.
                            for Trade Facilitation - Techn ical    cooperation on a wide range of opportunities accoding to countries'
                            Assistance protocol signed in 1998     individual needs
                                                                   training for the trainers by Belgian trainers in the countries;
                            Organizing and building the capacity
                                                                   Training sessions at the Belgian Customs Training Centre,
                            of Africa’s Customs Administrations
Togo                                                               cooperation on a wide range of opportunities accoding to countries'       2011               n.a.
                            for Trade Facilitation - Techn ical
                                                                   individual needs: Managementand location of goods; Training on
                            Assistance protocol signed in 1998
                                                                   Petrol products; Free Zone; AEO
                            Organizing and building the capacity   training for the trainers by Belgian trainers in the countries;
                            of Africa’s Customs Administrations    Training sessions at the Belgian Customs Training Centre,
Gabon, Mauritius, Niger                                                                                                                Under negotiation        n.a.
                            for Trade Facilitation - Techn ical    cooperation on a wide range of opportunities accoding to countries'
                            Assistance protocol signed in 1998     individual needs
                                                                                                                                                               FPS and
                                                                                                                                                            Cooperation to
                                                                   Study visit during two weeks of Megaports in Anvers, Training on
Morocco                     Study visit of Maroccan Officer                                                                                  2009           Development
                                                                   Radioactivity of goods and safety
                                                                                                                                                           FPS (BTC) joint
                                                                                                                                                              financing
                            Convention on documentation and        Mission to Kinshasa on invitation of Conglese Customs
                                                                   Administration of two Belgian customs officials - singaturesof            2009                6.1
                            training between Belgian Customs
                            Administration and Conglese Customs    convention
                                                                   Training missions - 2 trainers                                            2010               15.1
                            Adminstration
                                                                   Training mission - train the triners in Risk Management field             2010                7.9
                            Simplification of customs procedures   Auditing mission to Matadi Port for improvement of IT procedures -
Dem. Republic of Congo                                                                                                                       2010               14.1
                            in Matadi Port                         3 experts
                                                                   Second hand Radio equipment : Assessment, delilvery and training
                                                                                                                                         2008 - ongoing       in kinds
                            Donation of equipment by Belgian       on the spot
                                                                   Scanning exquipment: Financing, delivery and installation by
                            Customs
                                                                   Belgian authorities to be arranged following identification of exact,       tbc            in kinds
                                                                   safe venue by Congolese Customs.
POLAND

                                                                                                                                                         Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                       Project description                                                    Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
Ukraine                      Transit procedures and CSI          Study visits                                                               2009              5
                             Training systems on customs
Belarus                                                          Study visits                                                               2009              2
                             procedures

LATVIA

                                                                                                                                                         Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                       Project description                                                    Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
                                                                 Core funding. The DDA GTF is the main source of funding for
Global                       WTO/DDA GTF                                                                                                    2008             14
                                                                 WTO Technical Assistance and capacity building.
                                                                 To improve the professionalism of Moldovan authorities and
                                                                 services in the area of food distribution and veterinary monitoring,
                             Optimization of the Moldovan Food
Moldova                                                          which would promote the functioning of a common monitoring                 2008             79
                             and Veterinary monitoring system
                                                                 system, safe food distribution to the consumer and inclusion of the
                                                                 country in international markets
                             EU Border Assistance Mission to     Participation of Customs experts in EU Border Assistance Mission
Moldova/Ukraine                                                                                                                           2008-2009          41.8
                             Moldova and Ukraine                 to Moldova and Ukraine led by EUBAM
                             Upgrading the capacity of           Within the project framework, 11 students from Belarus undertook
Belarus                      international co-operation          MBA studies at the Riga Business School in the enterprise                  2008             36
                             management in Belarus               management and organisation program
                                                                 The aim of the project is to analyse strategy documents of the
                                                                 Kyrgyzstan State Veterinary Department and to prepare
                             Improvement of the food and
                                                                 recommendations. Training of specialists of the veterinary
Kyrgyzstan                   veterinary monitoring system in                                                                                2008             71
                                                                 diagnostic centre, assessment of the performance in the field of
                             Kyrgyzstan
                                                                 food testing and monitoring and preparation of recommendations
                                                                 for improvement
                                                                 Support to the Improvement of Legal and Technical Aspects of
Azerbaijan                   Twinning project                    Food Quality and Safety Assurance and Certification Requirements         2008-2010          29
                                                                 of Azerbaijani Fishery Products
                               Programme on technical assistance to
Montenegro                     Customs and Tax administrations      Consultations                                                                                   2008              0
                               (TACTA)
Ruanda                         Capacity building                    Training                                                                                        2008             n.a.

SLOVENIJA

                                                                                                                                                                                 Amount (in €
Recipient country / region     Project title                            Project description                                                                     Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                                                  thousands)
                               Non –refundable aid for the project of
                                                                        The Customs Administration of the Republic of Slovenia
                               integrated customs tariff (Agreement
                                                                        contributed to the upgrading of the customs information system in
Serbia                         between the Customs Administration                                                                                                 2008/2009          308
                                                                        the Republic of Serbia by granting it a non-refundable aid in the
                               of the Republic of Serbia and the
                                                                        form of of right of use of TARIC software.
                               Republic of Slovenia)

                               (Agreement between the Customs
                                                                        The Customs Administration of the Republic of Slovenia
                               Administration of the Montenegro and
                                                                        contributed to the upgrading of the customs information system in
Montenegro                     the Republic of Slovenia)Non-                                                                                                      2008/2009          320
                                                                        the Montenegro by granting it a non-refundable aid in the form of
                               refundable aid for the project on
                                                                        of right of use of TARIC software.
                               integrated customs tariff




Former Yugoslav Republic                                                 Study visit Organisation of laboratory, work with equipment, application of analysis
                         Establishing customs laboratory                methods, analysis and quality system
                                                                                                                                                                  2008/2008          1,47
of Macedonia



                         Strengthening the mechanisms of
Former Yugoslav Republic customs control, pre-arrival         Mission to FYROM - Introduction of electronic information exchange between
                                                              customs services; use of information for risk assessment
                                                                                                                                                                  2008/2009          3.2
of Macedonia             information and exchange of
                         information
                         Seminar on EU customs guidelines for
West Balkan                                                   EU customs guidelines for the Western Balkan countries                                              2008/2008         0,553
                         the Western Balkan countries
                         Harmonisation of the articles from the
Former Yugoslav Republic Customs European Law referring to
                                                                Study visit in Slovenia - exchangeof practical experience               2009/2009   1,47
of Macedonia             taking over procedures and selling of
                         confiscated products.
                         Harmonisation of articles from the
                         Customs Law with the Customs
Former Yugoslav Republic                                      Study visit in Slovenia - Calculation,payment and organisation of
                         European Law concerning payment of                                                                             2009/2009   1,47
of Macedonia                                                  customs dept, preparation of manuals and their implementation
                         the amount of the customs debt (art.
                         217-231)


                         Introduction of the concept of
                                                                   Mission to FYROM - Preparation of study, introduction of simple
Former Yugoslav Republic Authorised Economic Operator and
                                                                   procedures for AEO, contracting agreements between Customs and       2009/2010   3,2
of Macedonia             simplification of procedures for
                                                                   AEO
                         authorised economic operators



Former Yugoslav Republic Exchange of experience concerning
                                                                   Study visit to Slovenia - Introduction of EU instruments             2009/2009   1,47
of Macedonia             custom debt



                         Technical assistance concerning
Former Yugoslav Republic                                           Visit to Slovenija - Participation of the Customs Authority in the
                         relation between Customs Authority                                                                             2009/2009   1,47
of Macedonia                                                       Committees
                         and REM and REC Committees
Western Balkan’s countries
                           Hosting study visits and practical      Establishment of customs information system, Risk analysis,
(Bosnia and Herzegovina,
                           technical assistance on various         Simplified customs procedure, Implementation of various              2010/2010   17
Macedonia, Albania,
                           customs subjects                        preferential rules of origin, Customs procedures at the airport
Serbia)
                           Risk Analysis and Management            Establishment of the IT supported RA and RM system and
Montenegro                                                                                                                              2011/2012   500
                           Information system                      technical assistance for operational management
Former Yugoslav Republic Memorandum on international
                                                                   Technical assistance on various customs matters                      2011/2012   99
of Macedonia               cooperation and development
                                                                  Establishment and practical assistance for operational managing of
Former Yugoslav Republic
                         Customs information system               the Customs Information System including Integrated customs             2011/2012          500
of Macedonia
                                                                  tariff database.

ITALY

                                                                                                                                                         Amount (in €
Recipient country / region   Project title                        Project description                                                   Start/End date
                                                                                                                                                          thousands)
                                                                  This Project is aimed at strengthening the regional cooperation and
                                                                  In particular, this multi-lateral cooperation is aimed at:
                                                                         developing facilitations and simplifications of Customs
Balkans Area (Albania,                                             procedures, in order to speed up legal trade, ensuring the same
Bosnia-Herzegovina,                                                time high levels of security;
                             The Balkans Area Customs Project ,           developing operational synergies between the Italian
Bulgaria, Macedonia                                                                                                                      2010 - 2012         900
                             financed by Italian Government.       Customs Agency and the Customs Administrations of the
Montenegro, Kosovo,
                                                                   Beneficiary Countries and among the same Administrations;
Romania and Serbia)
                                                                         providing technical assistance to the Customs Authorities
                                                                   of the Beneficiary Countries, so as to reduce the slow-down of
                                                                   Customs clearance operations, as well as the increase in transport
                                                                   costs from/to Italy.

				
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