CAREC Countries Seek Trade Expansion through Regional Cooperation

News Release | 21 November 2008

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - The eight countries of the Central Asian Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program today agreed on a Trade Policy Strategic Action Plan (TPSAP) to expand trade through regional cooperation.

The central goal of the CAREC Program is development through cooperation, with the objectives of increased economic growth and poverty reduction, expanded and diversified trade, and strengthened capacity for regional cooperation and integration.