Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Expand Trade and Ensure Food Safety: 2nd CAREC Trade Facilitation Learning Opportunity - Sharing the Baltic Experience

Publication | February 2016

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures are critical for ensuring food safety standards and for preventing diseases and pests in plants and animals.

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The workshop, “Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Expand Trade and Ensure Food Safety: Sharing the Baltic Experience,” focused on best practices in the area of integrated trade facilitation, one of the priorities under the refined CAREC Trade and Transport Facilitation Strategy 2020.


  • Tables and Figures
  • Foreword
  • Abbreviations
  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Trade Facilitation in the Context of the WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures: Lessons and Experiences
  • Introducing the Baltic Experience in Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
  • The Impact of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Modernization on Trade: Private Sector Perspectives
  • Introduction of ADB Technical Assistance on Promoting Cooperation in Sanitary and Phytosanitary Policies for CAREC
  • The Field Visit to Zamyn-Uud Border Crossing Point
  • Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program: Country Updates
  • Development Partners’ Support for Sanitary and Phytosanitary Modernization: Experience Elsewhere and the Willingness and/or Ability to Consider CAREC Proposals
  • Replicating Best Practices of the Baltic Experience in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program
  • Lessons Learned: Concluding Remarks and Observations

Additional Details

  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • Agricultural and food productivity
  • Industry and trade
  • Afghanistan
  • Azerbaijan
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyz Republic
  • Mongolia
  • Pakistan
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • RPT167871-2
  • 978-92-9257-334-8 (Print)
  • 978-92-9257-335-5 (e-ISBN)

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