Latest Projects

Thailand’s JSCCIB pilots blockchain-based National Digital Trade Platform (NDTP)

The blockchain-based NDTP is a pilot project, led by the private sector, that aims to digitize trade processes and documents such as purchase orders, invoices, and bills of lading to speed up imports and exports and improve SMEs' access to trade finance in the Asia-Pacific region.


The bConnect operational project consists of a permissioned blockchain implementation that enables the exchange of authorized economic operator data and certificates between Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, simplifying the process and reducing transaction times.

World’s first digital trade financing pilot between MLETR harmonised jurisdictions

This pilot project aims to facilitate the transfer of electronic documents between jurisdictions that have adopted the UNCITRAL MLETR and to harmonize the legal recognition of digital documents, such as electronic bills of lading in the jurisdictions of Singapore and Abu Dhabi.

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Digital FIATA Bill of Lading

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations is now issuing digital bills of Lading though Transport Management Systems, on a global scale. Each document is registered on an immutable ledger and can be verified at any time by all stakeholders interacting with the document.

Digital Container Shipping Association –standardised foundation for digitalisation

The Digital Container Shipping Association has published data and process standards for the submission of shipping instructions and issuance of the bill of lading, on a global scale, to facilitate acceptance and adoption of an electronic bill of lading, by all stakeholders involved in a transaction.

Total Trade Platform

CrimsonLogic's Total Trade platform enables the exchange of trade data on a global scale. It comprises a government-centric platform and a business-centric platform that brings together the key physical and non-physical activities of logistics in a digital ecosystem serving the logistics community.


Maintenance of this database is supported by financial and human resources provided by the Governments of China, France and the Republic of Korea. Its launch was made possible by a project funded by the Republic of Korea entitled “Capacity Building on Trade Facilitation and the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) Promotion to Strengthen Intra-regional Cooperation” (Phases II and III), a project funded by China entitled “Facilitating Cross-Border Paperless Trade along the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Corridors for Regional Integration and Sustainable Development - Phase II”, as well as a UN Development Account project “Transport and trade connectivity in the age of pandemics: contactless, seamless and collaborative UN solutions”. The underlying content and online submission forms benefited from inputs by UNNExT experts and advisory groups, as well as reviews by the technical and legal working groups of the Interim Intergovernmental Steering Group for Cross-Border Paperless Trade Facilitation in Asia and the Pacific in 2019/2020.