On 11-13 March 2019, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with United Nation’s Economic Commission of Europe (UNECE) held a seminar on Authorized Economic Operators, which is an integral part of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement with participation of representatives of relevant ministries, agencies, international organizations and private sector.
The seminar started by the opening speech of the Head of the WTO Affairs Department Mr AbdurahmonovAbdurahmon who has expressed gratitude to the participants. It was noted that the discussed topics of the seminar are considered in the framework of implementation of WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Furthermore, representative of UNECE Maria Teresa and representative of ITC provided information on challenges and priorities of the Authorized Economic Operators.
During the seminar, specialists have presented presentations on Authorized Economic Operators and reliable foreign economic activity participants, cooperation with government authorities on the national and regional levels of reliable foreign economic activity participants, Roadmap of the Coordinating Committee for Facilitation of Trade Procefures including customs legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Moreover, during the seminar, exercises were conducted and the issues were discussed from the point of view of the international experiences.
Finally, certificates were given to the participants of the seminar.