VP Zhang opens the Intersubregional Forum on Enhanced Implementation of WTO Agreement


VP Zhang opened on 30 October in Bangkok, Thailand, the Intersubregional Knowledge Sharing Forum on Enhanced Implementation of WTO Agreement. The Forum was organized by ADB, in partnership with the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the CAREC Institute. The Forum focuses on knowledge sharing around key provisions of the WTO TFA which ADB subregional programs such as CAREC, GMS, SASEC and the Pacific have identified as key challenges. The event was facilitated by the RCI Thematic Group with all the ADB operational departments and ERCD. The 100 participants were representatives from customs administrations, ministries of commerce and trade and private sector organizations.