Trade Time – Issue September 2014


Under the public private dialogue (PPD) mechanism established by the programme, a number of policy research studies were commissioned and PPDs were held on pressing trade policy issues, such as trade in services, regional economic integration, sectoral competitiveness and multilateral and regional trade negotiations. The consultative mechanism has produced commendable results, amongst which was the establishment of the Services Trade Development Council. A further noticeable result of the work carried out under Component 1 is the achievement with respect to the EU GSP plus scheme, which can be taken as a case study.

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