Expert group meeting on “Navigating Non-Tariff Measures toward Sustainable Development”
The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is organizing an Expert Group Meeting from 11 to 12 July 2019, UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand. ESCAP’s research on Navigating NTMs toward Sustainable Development is the theme of Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2019. This meeting will provide opportunity for knowledge exchange and the discussion on emerging trends on the use of non-tariff measures in the region, their potential impacts on trade and investment, and good practices in the region. The results from ESCAP research and policy recommendations will also be presented. Views and comments from participants will be taken to improve the report, and to identify ways in which national policy actions and regional cooperation can be strengthen to help countries in the region dealing better with challenges coming from the proliferation of NTMs.