The 2013 Interim Assessment for Supply Chain Connectivity Framework Action Plan

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The 2013 Interim Assessment for Supply Chain Connectivity Framework Action Plan

Publication Number

APEC#213-SE-01.9

Published Date

April 2013

Type of Publication

Reports

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APEC Secretariat, APEC Policy Support Unit

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13071

Pages

106

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Description

This report presents the results of the interim assessment on APEC’s Supply Chain Connectivity Framework Action Plan against the target of a 10% improvement in supply chain performance in terms of time, costs and uncertainty by 2015. The assessment was carried out based on a three-tracked approach. External indicators assessment found APEC economies have been successful in reducing trade times and trade uncertainty. Internal indicators assessment found that 77% of actions under the Action Plan were completed, representing a good progress. The self-assessment survey acknowledged the benefits brought by carrying out this regional initiative and provided recommendations on moving towards the 10% overall goal in 2015.

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 2 EXTERNAL INDICATORS ASSESSMENT

CHAPTER 3 INTERNAL INDICATORS ASSESSMENT

CHAPTER 4 ANALYSIS ON SELF-ASSESSMENT SURVEY

CHAPTER 5 CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

APPENDICES
Appendix 1. Definition of External Indicators
Appendix 2. Assessment Methodology for External Indicators
Appendix 3. Internal Indicators Assessment: Traffic Light Results for 8 Chokepoints
Appendix 4. Responses to the Self-Assessment Survey