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Regional Meeting of NTFCs from CEFTA

On November 6 - 7, 2018 in Vienna, REG organizes in cooperation with the World Bank Group and CEFTA the Regional Meeting of National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFCs) from CEFTA Parties. 

The main objectives of the meeting were to enable exchange of experiences among NTFC members from seven CEFTA Parties (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and Serbia) regarding the operation of these coordination and dialogue bodies, as well as discuss the progress and challenges in implementation of key trade facilitation reforms implemented at national and regional level in line with WTO TFA and CEFTA Additional Protocol 5 on Trade Facilitation. 

Participants at the meeting are five NTFC members per country representing the public and the private sector, REG and World Bank consultants that are supporting NTFCs at national level and representatives of international organizations supporting trade facilitation reforms in the CEFTA region - World Trade Organization, EU DG NEAR, EU DG TAXUD, USAID, WB ECA TFSP, CEFTA Secretariat, GIZ, Swedish Board of Trade and Austrian Chamber of Commerce.