Regional Conference on Trade Liberalization in Arab region kicks off

The Regional Conference on Trade Liberalization and Free Trade Agreements in the Arab region kicked off on Monday 5/1/2009 at the Cairo-based Arab League. The conference is organized by the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO).

The 3-day conference will discuss a number of axes on the problematic of relation between liberalization of Arab trade and economic liberalization policies in the Arab region in view of the working papers submitted to the conference as well as challenges in face of the countries negotiate to join the World Trade Organization and position of the industrial and agricultural sectors in the Arab countries.

On other hand, the conference will tackle effects resulted from policies of trade liberalization in the industrial and agricultural sectors and how to achieve balance among the multi trade issues in the Arab region. Recommendations will be submitted to the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit due to be held in Kuwait on 19-20 January 2009.