Second CAREC Regional Trade Group Meeting

The second CAREC Regional Trade Group (RTG) meeting reviewed the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030‘s implementation since its endorsement in 2018. The RTG agreed on the Rolling Strategic Action Plan 2019–2021 activities to expand and diversify trade, and strengthen trade institutions.

The RTG noted the progress of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures work and discussed collaboration with the CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee.

M. Teresa Kho, deputy director general, East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank co-chaired the meeting and delivered opening remarks along with Khurshid Rakhmanov, deputy head, Department of Tariff and Non-Tariff Regulation Measures of the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan.

The meeting was attended by appointed representatives of CAREC member countries to the RTG and representatives from CAREC national working groups on SPS measures and trade-related agencies and development partners, including the World Trade Organization; International Monetary Fund; United Nations Commission on International Trade Law; World Organization for Animal Health; United States Agency for International Development-Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs Project; CAREC Institute; United Nations Development Programme Aid for Trade Project and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Key Documents

Agenda | РУССКИЙ

Participants

Services: A Key Driver of Growth, Development and Diversification –Implementing the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 | РУССКИЙ

CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030: Implementation Report 2018-2019 and Rolling Strategic Action Plan 2019-2021 | РУССКИЙ

Presentations

CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 and Rolling Strategic Action Plan 2018-2020: Progress of Implementation & Next Steps | РУССКИЙ

Trade Information Portal | РУССКИЙ

Moving the SPS Agenda Forward | РУССКИЙ

Proposed Establishment of the CAREC Regional Food Safety Network | РУССКИЙ

Trade Facilitation Measures Adopted for External Economic Activities | РУССКИЙ

Information About the Current Status of Accession of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the World Trade Organization | РУССКИЙ

WTO Accession Process | РУССКИЙ

Services: A Key Driver of Growth, Development, and Diversification –Implementing the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 | РУССКИЙ

Facilitating FDI in CAREC | РУССКИЙ

E-Commerce Law in CAREC States: Status and Perspectives | РУССКИЙ

CI’s contribution to CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030 | РУССКИЙ

CAREC Corridor Performance Measurement and Monitoring (CPMM) | РУССКИЙ

Enhanced Coordination with the CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee | РУССКИЙ

CITA 2030 Results Framework: Estimating Indicator Targets | РУССКИЙ