Public-Private Dialogue on Trade Facilitation - Proceedings

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Public-Private Dialogue on Trade Facilitation - Proceedings

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May 2006

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Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)





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(Reproduced electronically in October 2006). This report presents the papers presented at the above seminar. The Dialogue aimed at (i) communicating the outcomes of 5 year implementation of APEC Trade Facilitation Action Plan (APEC TFAP 2001-2006) and (ii) brainstorming next step of trade facilitation activities in APEC in the period of 2006-2010, targeting further 5% reduction in transaction costs in the APEC region.

  • Executive Summary
  • Opening Remarks
  • Press Release
  • New and Emerging Issues for APEC’s Trade Facilitation Agenda
  • Trade Facilitation and the “Ease of Doing Business”
  • Trade at the World Bank
  • Negotiation on Trade Facilitation in the WTO
  • Review of APEC Trade Facilitation Action Plan 2001-2006
  • Assessment of Commonality
  • UNCTAD’s Work on Trade Facilitation
  • Cost Reductions Due to Trade Facilitation
  • Business Perspective on Trade Facilitation
  • Report on the Work of SCCP
  • Standard and Conformance
  • SCSC’s Trade Facilitation
  • Report of Survey Result for ABTC
  • Perspective on Public-Private Partnership
  • Trade Facilitation 2006-2010
  • An Effective Role for APEC in Addressing Technical TBTs
  • Trade Facilitation: New Zealand Business Survey