United Nations Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport (EDIFACT)
1988, within the framework of E-XE4176 - United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), following adoption, 1986, by ECE 'Working Party on Facilitation of International Trade Procedures' of universal syntax rules for interchange of trade data, and superseding UN/ECE Guidelines for Trade Data Interchange (GTDI). Also referred to as: Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport; UN/EDIFACT. 1999 replaced by E-XK1552 - United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT). D-XD8455 - Asia Pacific Council for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (AFACT) takes over activities of Asia EDIFACT Board.
Promote inter-regional cooperation on facilitation of international trade through electronic interchange of business data among manufacturers, exporters, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, brokers, forwarders, shippers, consignees, carriers, banks, insurers, port authorities, government agencies, etc, replacing traditional paper documents in international trade procedures.
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