Report of the Trade Policy Dialogue on the Trade Benefits from Submarine Cable Protection

1276-Cover-self-funded
Click image to preview

Report of the Trade Policy Dialogue on the Trade Benefits from Submarine Cable Protection

Publication Number

APEC#212-CT-01.7

Published Date

April 2012

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Committees, Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)

Accessed

6284

Pages

15

Download publication

Download

Description

This paper presents the trade policy dialogue (TPD) hosted by Australia and New Zealand on 18 September in San Francisco on the trade benefits from submarine cable protection. The objectives of the dialogue were to:

- Raise awareness of the importance of submarine cables to APEC economies and the risk to trade in goods and services and international financial markets posed by submarine cable disruption.

- Share information and best practice examples of submarine cable protection and resilience regimes and regulations in APEC economies.

-Engage with submarine cable owners and operators to raise awareness of cable networks and provide an industry perspective on submarine cable protection regimes.