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WTO/ESCAP Regional Workshop on Government procurement as a tool for trade and development: relevance of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) and policy considerations for Asian economies - English
This Workshop will address policy-related issues on government procurement both generally and as they relate to trade. Its purpose is to inform participants of WTO activities in this area as well as to provide a forum for both trade and procurement experts to exchange information on national, bilateral, regional and multilateral trade-related activities and initiatives in the area of government procurement. Particular attention will be given to the revised Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA), formally adopted in March 2012 (GPA/113) and which entered into force in April 2014.
Notes/Key results
The intended beneficiary countries are listed below.
Trade Information
Project Number GP15/1
Trade Category Transparency and Government Procurement
Dates 13/01/2015 - 15/01/2015
Reporting Agency World Trade Organization (WTO)
Implementing Agencies / Countries World Trade Organization (WTO)
Cooperating Agencies
Host Country Thailand
Invited Countries
Bangladesh; Bhutan; Brunei Darussalam; Cambodia; China; Chinese Taipei; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; Korea, Rep. of; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Macao, China; Malaysia; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Viet Nam
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