FTTAP Capacity Building Workshop on FTA Negotiation Skills on Competition under the 2nd REI CBNI

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FTTAP Capacity Building Workshop on FTA Negotiation Skills on Competition under the 2nd REI CBNI

Publication Number

APEC#217-CT-04.2

Published Date

October 2017

Type of Publication

Proceedings

Publications Under

Committees, Committee on Trade and Investment(CTI)

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171

Pages

142

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Description

This report summarizes the discussions and presentations drawn from  the FTAAP Capacity Building Workshop on FTA Negotiation skills on Competition. Conducted as one of the activities under the Action Plan Framework for Regional Economic Integration (REI) Capacity Building Needs Initiative (CBNI) initiated by Korea since 2010, the workshop was aimed at in-depth capacity building for negotiators and policymakers on competition area; discussion at the international organizations; historical developments of the texts in competition chapter under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs); overview of textual proposals of general principles, non-discrimination, procedural fairness, cooperation and transparency; and sharing best practices and experiences in preparing for negotiations.