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WTO Global Seminar on ITA
Long description
Symposium on the Information Technology Agreement to Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the ITA. The purposes of the symposium are: - to conduct a review of trade liberalization and evolution of global trade in information and communications technology (ICT) products since 1996, and their impact on developing countries; - to have an overview of the latest developments in the ICT sector (new technology, technological innovation, and the global supply chain), the socio-economic benefits, and as an enabler of sustainable development; and - to look towards the future, what are the prospects for, and challenges to, a further expansion of trade in ICT products?
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number WTO12/9
Trade Category Trade-Related Training Education
Dates 14/05/2012 - 15/05/2012
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Temasek Foundation Centre for Trade and Negotiations (TFCTN)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Switzerland
Participating Countries
Turkey, Croatia, Albania, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Morocco, Egypt, Mauritius, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Peru, Kyrgyz Republic, Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, India, China, Taipei, Chinese, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Korea, Rep. of, Macao, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam
E-mail contact / Web Address
  World Trade Organization, rue de Lausanne 154, CH-1211 Geneva 21, Switzerland