Bangladesh has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement, becoming the 94th member of the WTO and 12th least developed country (LDC) to do so. Bangladesh’s WTO ambassador Shameem Ahsan submitted his country’s instrument of acceptance to WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on 27 September.
This section provides statistical tables on the status and various classifications of FTA. It lists the total number of FTAs per year and their breakdown according to status. This section also provides a list of FTAs notified to the WTO and a classification of FTAs according to scope (either bilateral or plurilateral). An FTA can either be proposed, under negotiation, signed but not yet in effect, or signed and in effect.