2020 CTI Annual Report to Ministers

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2020 CTI Annual Report to Ministers

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Published Date

November 2020

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Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)





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The 2020 CTI Annual Report to Ministers highlights the CTI and sub-fora's progress and achievements in the key priority areas of APEC’s Trade and Investment Liberalization and Facilitation (TILF) agenda in support of Malaysia’s APEC 2020 priorities: Improve the narrative of trade and investment; inclusive economic participation through digital economy and technology; and driving innovative sustainability.

The report is structured around the CTI’s priorities and key activities as set out by the CTI Chair:

  • Section I: Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Section II: Support for the multilateral trading system
  • Section III: Advancing APEC’s regional economic integration agenda
  • Section IV: Trade facilitation and strengthening comprehensive connectivity and infrastructure
  • Section V: Promoting innovative development and inclusive approaches
  • Section VI: Engagement with the business sector and industry dialogues
  • Section VII: Streamlining CTI and CTI sub-fora.

Individual Files

  • 2020 CTI Annual Report to Ministers Download
  • Appendix 1 - Automotive Dialogue Report Download
  • Appendix 2 - Business Mobility Group Report Download
  • Appendix 3 - Chemical Dialogue Report Download
  • Appendix 3-1 - Report to Ministers on Implementation Convergence of the GHS in APEC Economies Download
  • Appendix 3-2 - Letter to Ministers Download
  • Appendix 4 - Digital Economy Steering Group Report Download
  • Appendix 5 - Group on Services Report Download
  • Appendix 6 - Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group Report Download
  • Appendix 7 - Investment Experts Group Report Download
  • Appendix 8 - Life Sciences Innovation Forum Report Download
  • Appendix 9 - Market Access Group Report Download
  • Appendix 10 - Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures Report Download
  • Appendix 11 - Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance Report Download
  • Appendix 12 - 2020 Update on CTI Pathfinder Initiatives Download
  • Appendix 13 - Table on APEC economies progress in implementing the WTO Agreement on TFA Download
  • Appendix 14 - Study of APEC Economies TBT and SPS Specific Trade Concerns Download
  • Appendix 15 - Final Review of APEC Progress towards the Bogor Goals Download
  • Appendix 16 - Environmental Services Action Plan Final Review Download
  • Appendix 17 - Manufacturing Related Services Action Plan Final Review Download