UNUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UN/CEFACT
United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation
and Electronic Business
 
List of Trade Facilitation Recommendations
 
 
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Recommendation N°. 1 - United Nations Layout Key for Trade Documents Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/270
2002 UN Layout Key for Trade Documents - Guidelines for Applications
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/15 2001 Addendum to Recommendation N°. 1
ECE/TRADE/137 1981 Recommendation N°. 1
Recommendation N°. 2 - Locations of Codes in Trade Documents Download as package [pdf]
  1973 Recommendation N°. 2
 
 
Recommendation N°. 3 - Code for the Representation of Names of Countries Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/201 1996 Recommendation N°. 3
    ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 code elements
(periodic updates by ISO)
     
Recommendation N°. 4 - National Trade Facilitation Bodies Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/242 2001 Recommendation N°. 4 - Second Edition
ECE/TRADE/256 2000 Guidelines to Recommendation N°. 4
TRADE/WP.4/INF.33 1974 Recommendation N°. 4
 
 
Recommendation N°. 5 - Abbreviations of INCOTERMS Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/259 2000 Recommendation N°.5, Incoterms 2000 under revision in view of the pending update of INCOTERMS 2010
ECE/TRADE/202 1996 Recommendation N°.5, Incoterms 1990
Recommendation N°. 6 - Aligned Invoice Layout Key for International Trade
Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/8/Rev.1 2011 Recommendation 6 - Revised Annex
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2008/5 2008 Recommendation 6 - New Annex
ECE/TRADE/148 1983 Recommendation N°. 6
 
 
Recommendation N°. 7 - Numerical Representation of Dates, Time and Periods of Time
Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/INF.108 1988 Recommendation N°. 7
 
 
Recommendation N°. 8 - Unique Identification Code Methodology - UNIC Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/INF.119 1992 Recommendation N°. 8
 
 
Recommendation N°. 9 - Alphabetic Code for the Representation of Currencies Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/203 1996 Recommendation N°. 9
 
 
    ISO 4217 currency names and code elements
(periodic updates by ISO)
 
 
Recommendation N°. 10 - Codes for the identification of Ships Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/R.1274
(Revised)
1997 Revision of ECE/FAL Recommendation N°. 10 - Note by the Secretariat
 
 
TRADE/WP.4/R.1274 1997 Revision of ECE/FAL Recommendation N°. 10 - Note by the Secretariat
TRADE/WP.4/R.1201
(Revised)
1996 Revision of ECE/FAL Recommendation N°. 10 - Note by ICS
 
 
TRADE/WP.4/INF.52 1978 Recommendation N°. 10 Note
 
 
Recommendation N°. 11 - Documentary Aspects of the Transport of Dangerous Goods Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2008/8 2008 Recommendation N°. 11 - Revised
ECE/TRADE/204 1996 Recommendation N°. 11
Recommendation N°. 12 - Measures to Facilitate Maritime Transport Documents Proceduresunder revision Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/240 2001 Recommendation N°. 12 - Second Edition
TRADE/WP.4/INF.123 1993 Recommendation N°. 12
 
Recommendation N°. 13 - Facilitation of Identified Legal Problems in Import Clearance Procedures Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/INF.62 1979 Recommendation N°. 13
 
 
Recommendation N°. 14 - Authentication of Trade Documents by Means Other than Signature Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/INF.63 1979 Recommendation N°. 14
 
 
Recommendation N°. 15 - Simpler Shipping Marks Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/243
(Revised)
2000 Recommendation N°. 15 - Fourth Edition
 
 
ECE/TRADE/243 1999 Recommendation N°. 15 - Fourth Edition
 
 
TRADE/WP.4/INF.119 1992 Recommendation N°. 15 - Third Edition
 
 
Recommendation N°. 16 - LOCODE - Code for Trade and Transport Locations Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/227
(Revised)
1998 Recommendation N°. 16 - Third Edition
 
 
ECE/TRADE/227 1998 Recommendation N°. 16 - Third Edition
pdf 
ECE/TRADE/205 1996 Recommendation N°. 16
    UN/LOCODE website    
    UN/LOCODE Manual    
Recommendation N°. 17 - PAYTERMS - Abbreviations for Terms of Payment Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/142 1982 Recommendation N°. 17
 
 
Recommendation N°. 18 - Facilitation Measures Related to International Trade Procedures Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/271 2002 Recommendation N°. 18 - Published version
 
 
ECE/TRADE/271 2001 Recommendation N°. 18 - Third Revised Edition
pdf 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/18 2001 Recommendation N°18, Presented by the ITPWG
ECE/TRADE/141/Rev.1 1982 Recommendation N°. 18
 
 
Recommendation N°. 19 - Code for Modes of Transport Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/19 2001 Recommendation N°. 19 - Presented by the CDWG
ECE/TRADE/138 1981 Recommendation N°. 19
 
 
Recommendation N°. 20 - Codes for Units of Measure Used in International Trade Download as package [pdf/xls]
CEFACT/ICG/2010/IC013 2010 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision 7 zip    
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/24 2009 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision 6 for 2009 Plenary pdf    
CEFACT/ICG/2009/IC011 2009 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision 6
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ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2008/6 2008 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision 5
CEFACT/ICG/2006/IC001 2006 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision    
TRADE/CEFACT/2005/19 2005 Recommendation N°. 20 - Revision
TRADE/CEFACT/2005/19
Annex I
2005 Recommendation N°20, Annex I - Revision
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2005/19
Annex II
2005 Recommendation N°20, Annex II - Revision
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2005/19
Annex III
2005 Recommendation N°20, Annex III - Revision
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/20 2001 Recommendation N°. 20 - Presented by the CDWG
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/20
Add.1-3
2000 Recommendation N°20, Annex I
 
 
Recommendation N°. 21 - Codes for Passengers, Types of Cargo, Packages and Packaging Materials (with Complementary Codes for Package Names) Download as package [pdf]
CEFACT/ICG/2010/IC010/Rev.1 2010 Recommendation N°. 21 - Revision 8.1 Annexes V and VI zip    
CEFACT/ICG/2010/IC010 2010 Recommendation N°. 21 - Revision 8 Annexes V and VI zip    
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/25 2009 Recommendation N°. 21 - Revision 7 Annexes V and VI pdf    
CEFACT/ICG/2009/IC008 2009 Recommendation N°. 21 - Revision 7, Annex V and VI
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2008/7 2008 Recommendation N°. 21 - Revision 6, Annex V and VI
CEFACT/ICG/2006/IC003 2006 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 5, Annex V and VI
 
 
ECE/TRADE/309 2002 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 4, Annex V and VI
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/21 2001 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 3, Annex V and VI
ECE/TRADE/211 1996 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 2, Final
 
 
ECE/TRADE/211 1996 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 2
pdf 
ECE/TRADE/195 1994 Recommendation N°21 - Revision 1
pdf 
 
Recommendation N°. 22 - Layout Key for Standard Consignment Instructions Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/168 1989 Recommendation N°. 22
 
 
Recommendation N°. 23 - Freight Cost Code - FCC Download as package [pdf]
CEFACT/ICG/2010/IC005 2010 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 7
 
 
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2008/30 2008 Recommendation N°.23 - Revision 6
CEFACT/ICG/2008/IC003 2008 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 6
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2007/IC011 2007 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 5
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2007/IC004 2007 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 4
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2007/IC001 2007 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 3
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2006/IC002 2006 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 2
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/ICG/2003/IC002 2003 Recommendation N°23 - Revision 1
 
 
ECE/TRADE/170 1990 Recommendation N°. 23
 
 
Recommendation N°. 24 - Trade and Transport Status Codes Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2009/26 2009 Recommendation N°. 24 - Revision pdf    
CEFACT/ICG/2009/IC009 2009 Recommendation N°. 24 - Fifth Revision
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2007/IC002 2007 Recommendation N°. 24 - Fourth Revision
 
 
CEFACT/ICG/2004/IC006 2004 Recommendation N°. 24 - Third Revision
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/22 2001 Recommendation N°. 24 - Second Revision
 
 
ECE/TRADE/258 2000 Recommendation N°. 24 - First Revision
pdf 
TRADE/WP.4/R.1067/Rev.2 1996 Recommendation N°. 24
pdf 
TRADE/WP.4/R.1067/Rev.2 1995 Recommendation N°. 24 for approval
 
 
Recommendation N°. 25 - Use of the UN Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport Standard (UN/EDIFACT) Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/R.1079/Rev.1 1995 Recommendation N°. 25
Recommendation N°. 26 - The Commercial Use of Interchange Agreements for Electronic Data Interchange Download as package [pdf]
TRADE/WP.4/R.1133/Rev.1 1995 Recommendation N°. 26
 pdf
Recommendation N°. 27 - Preshipment Inspection
Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/237 1999 Recommendation N°27 - First Edition
 
 
Recommendation N°. 28 - Codes for Types of Means of Transport Download as package [pdf]
CEFACT/ICG/2010/IC011 2010 Recommendation N°. 28 - Revision 3    
CEFACT/ICG/2007/IC003 2007 Recommendation N°. 28 - Revision 2
 
 
ECE/TRADE/315 2002 Recommendation N°. 28 - Second Edition
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/23 2001 Recommendation N°. 28 - First Edition
Recommendation N°. 31 - Electronic Commerce Agreement Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/257 2000 Recommendation N°. 31 - First Edition
 
Recommendation N°. 32 - E-Commerce Self-Regulatory Instruments (Codes of Conduct)
Download as package [pdf]
ECE/TRADE/277 2001 Recommendation N°. 32 - First Edition
 
 
TRADE/CEFACT/2001/14 2001 Recommendation N°. 32 - Draft
Recommendation N°. 33 - Single Window Recommendation
 
ECE/TRADE/352 2004 Recommendation N°. 33 - First Edition
pdf 
    Single Window Repository [more]
 
 
Recommendation N°. 34 - Data Simplification and Standardization for International Trade
 
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/13/Rev. 1 2011 Recommendation N°. 34 - First Edition
Recommendation N°. 35 - Establishing a legal framework for international trade Single Window
 
ECE/TRADE/C/CEFACT/2010/23/Rev. 2 2010 Recommendation N°. 35 - First Edition