The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Trade Organization (WTO) Secretariat organized a seminar to prepare the Government of Turkmenistan for WTO accession. Turkmenistan attained observer status in July 2020. Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan experiences were shared.
ADB Turkmenistan Resident Mission Country Director Chang Ching Yu, WTO Accessions Division Director Maika Oshikawa, and Government of Turkmenistan Commission on WTO Accession’s Executive Secretary Maksat Charyyev delivered opening remarks. WTO accession is a priority under the CAREC Integrated Trade Agenda 2030.
The event was supported by KSTA 9712-REG: Implementing the Integrated Trade Agenda in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program, co-funded by the PRC Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund and Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund. Click here to learn more about CAREC trade sector initiatives.