1. Evidence based trade policy making: Using statistical tools for policy making.
2. Accession to WTO and the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement.
3. Introductory APTA-related trade issues: Highlights of the 4th Round concessions, Accession procedures of APTA, and Framework Agreement on Cross-border Paperless Trade.
4. Country report on Bhutan and potential benefits of Bhutan's accession to APTA.
The special luncheon event will discuss the agenda of this year’s G20 Antalya Summit – namely, to address the policy issues of inclusiveness, implementation and investment for growth, which are important elements in the Asia-Pacific region. The discussions will further highlight the ways in which the G20 agenda can support and align with the United Nations post-2015 development agenda, which is expected to be adopted at the General Assembly meeting in September 2015.