The SASEC Trade Facilitation and Transport Working Group (TFTWG) Meeting was convened to review progress and discuss future directions of the SASEC transport and trade facilitation sectors. Criteria were identified for future SASEC connectivity projects, and support voiced for the SASEC Trade Facilitation Strategic Framework.
The Brainstorming Meeting on Sanitary/Phytosanitary Priorities and Challenges in SASEC Member countries initiated the development of a regional agenda in South Asia to address issues relating to existing standards under SPS measures and Technical Barriers to Trade. Read More
Heads of seven multilateral institutions, including the Asian Development Bank, reiterated their support for trade facilitation at the World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting in October 2013. Read More