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Facilitating Electronic Commerce in APEC: A Case Study of Electronic Certificate of Origin

Facilitating Electronic Commerce in APEC: A Case Study of Electronic Certificate of Origin

PUBLICATION NUMBER
APEC#211-SE-01.14
YEAR
2011
PUBLISHED DATE
November 2011
TYPE OF PUBLICATION
Reports
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PAGES
73
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Individual Files

1. BACKGROUND

2. BRIEF REVIEW OF RELEVANT LITERATURE AND SOURCES

3. APPROACH AND METHODOLOGY

4. SUMMARY OF E-CO SURVEY RESULTS

5. TRADE TRANSACTION COSTS EXTRAPOLATION ANALYSIS

6. OTHER RECENT E-CO DEVELOPMENTS IN APEC

7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
 



Description

The study, conducted for the Paperless Trading Sub-Group (PTS), analyzed the benefits of an Electronic Certificate of Origin (e-CO) between exporters in Korea and importers in Chinese Taipei and found that there have been significant benefits to traders in terms of time and cost savings. The study estimates that, on average, exporters experienced a reduction of two days in processing time and total savings of USD 274, while importers experienced a reduction of three days in processing time and total savings of USD 397.




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INDIVIDUAL FILES

Individual Files

1. BACKGROUND

2. BRIEF REVIEW OF RELEVANT LITERATURE AND SOURCES

3. APPROACH AND METHODOLOGY

4. SUMMARY OF E-CO SURVEY RESULTS

5. TRADE TRANSACTION COSTS EXTRAPOLATION ANALYSIS

6. OTHER RECENT E-CO DEVELOPMENTS IN APEC

7. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
 


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Description

The study, conducted for the Paperless Trading Sub-Group (PTS), analyzed the benefits of an Electronic Certificate of Origin (e-CO) between exporters in Korea and importers in Chinese Taipei and found that there have been significant benefits to traders in terms of time and cost savings. The study estimates that, on average, exporters experienced a reduction of two days in processing time and total savings of USD 274, while importers experienced a reduction of three days in processing time and total savings of USD 397.

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File size: 1214.27KB


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