Toward a National Integrated and Sustainable Trade and Transport Facilitation Monitoring Mechanism: BPA+
This guide aims to provide guidance to the countries on establishing a sustainable trade and transport facilitation monitoring mechanism (TTFMM). The key functions of
the TTFMM are two-fold: (1) to formulate/update and prioritize recommendations for advancing trade facilitation; and (2) to measure and assess progress in trade facilitation.
Underpinning TTFMM is the methodology called Business Process Analysis Plus (BPA+) which is built on the Business Process Analysis methodology, supplemented by Time Release Studies (TRS) and Time-Cost-Distance (TCD) methodologies. It is envisaged that establishment of TTFMM would enable the countries to monitor and enhance trade facilitation on a continuous basis and in a sustainable manner