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WTO/ESCAP/ARTNeT Regional Seminar on
Agriculture Negotiations for Asia-Pacific Economies

Date
29-31 March 2006
Venue
Xian, China
Organizers
UNESCAP Trade and Investment Division
World Trade Organization
Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade
Objective
To enhance the understanding of concerned policy makers and negotiators regarding issues related to multilateral liberalization of trade in agriculture and the current state of play in on-going WTO negotiations in this area, with particular focus on regional interests and issues emerging from the Sixth WTO Ministerial Conference, which was held in Hong Kong, China, in December 2005.
Documentation
Opening session
Opening statement by UNESCAP
Mr. Kim Hak-Su, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations
and Executive Secretary, UNESCAP


Presentations:

Agriculture and the Rural Development of China
Mr. Qian Keming, Director-General, Agriculture Trade
Promotion Center, Ministry of Agriculture, China


Introduction of Agricultural Development in Shaanxi
Province

Mr. LI Sixun, Senior Agronomist, Agriculture Department
of Shaanxi Province, China


Liberalization of trade in agriculture: Issues and implications
for Asian and Pacific developing economies

Ms. Mia Mikic, Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP

Agriculture trade liberalization in regional trade agreements:
research findings 2

Ms. Gloria O. Pasadilla, Senior Research Fellow,
Philippine Institute for Development Studies


Mapping and Analysis of Agricultural Trade Liberalization in
South Asia

Mr. Parakrama A. Samaratunga, Research Fellow, Institute
for Policy Studies, Sri Lanka


Rules of Origin and Non-Tariff Barriers in Agricultural Trade:
Perspectives from Bangladesh and Cambodia

Mr. Uttam Kumar Deb, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for
Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh


China Agricultural Trade Reform, WTO Negotiations and
China-ASEAN FTA

Mr. Shunli Yao, Manager, Agricultural Trade Policy
Dialogue, Peking University, Beijing


Background papers:

Agriculture Negotiations - Non exhcustive list of questions
ARTNeT sessions - randomly selected background papers
Doha Work Programme - Ministerial Declaration
Participants
Programme
Questionnaire for participants
Information note for participants
List of participants
Contact
Ms. Mia Mikic
Economic Affairs Officer
Trade Policy Section
Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP
Email: mikic@un.org

Last updated: 14 April 2006
 

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