46th Session of the APTA Standing Committee

17 Mar 2015 to 18 Mar 2015
Seoul , Republic of Korea

At the request of the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) Participating States, the APTA Secretariat is organizing the 46th session of the APTA Standing Committee (SC) on 17-18 March 2015 in Seoul. The SC session will discuss the issues related to the finalization of the draft Ministerial Declaration and preparations for the 4th session of the APTA Ministerial Council. The SC session will also consider the second amendment of the protocol to amend the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement; conclusion of the 4th round of multilateralized tariff concession negotiations – India and China; verification of the final national lists of concessions; and confirmation of the date and venue for the 47th session of the Standing Committee and the 4th session of the APTA Ministerial Council. Back to back with the 46th session of the APTA SC, the Secretariat is also preparing and coordinating the APTA Business Forum in collaboration with the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), at the same venue.