ICC - ESCAP Workshop on International Trade Finance and Development of GVCs

20 Dec 2017 to 21 Dec 2017
Bangkok, Thailand

The objectives of the workshop are to: (i) understand current trends and initiatives of business development in Asia and the Pacific; (ii) share regional experiences and case studies on SMEs’ participation in the GVCs; (iii) discuss imperative issues related with international trade finance; and (iv) understand practical measures to conduct international trade and finance as well as to avoid risks in cross-border transactions.

The workshop will be of significant benefit to policy makers, business practitioners and industrial experts as well as academia, particularly from the GMS countries, dealing with the development of GVCs, SMEs development, upgrading in production and design, adopt and implement policy, institutional and regulatory frameworks. It is also targeting bankers, exporters, importers, investment managers, corporate lawyers, SME entrepreneurs, freight forwarders and other international trade professionals to understand and take guard against the risks involved and how to resolve issues.