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Philippine Trade Policy Response Amid COVID-19: Philippine Trade Policy Response Amid COVID-19: NTMs on Food as Essential Item – Fishery and Aquaculture-based Food
From tariff reduction, trade agenda and discourse have shifted to the elimination of non-tariff measures (NTMs) to address behind-the-border trade barriers. As the country combats the pandemic under a state of calamity, it is imperative that cross-border movement of goods remains unhampered by unnecessary behind-the-border NTMs.

As part of RESPOND (Regulatory Reform Support Program for National Development) project, we now turn to NTMs on food products with a previous webinar held last August 5, 2020 on meat and processed food products.

This next webinar on NTMs affecting fishery and aquaculture-based food, the fourth forum in a series of advocacy activities organized with public and private partners aims to tackle the following objectives/concerns:

1. Find out recent changes in NTMs on fishery and aquaculture-based products in response to COVID-19 pandemic;

2. Understand the reasons that helped bring about recent changes in NTMs for fishery and aquaculture-based products;

3. Examine how critically needed NTMs are during the health crisis; an

4. Determine lessons learned from recent experience in formulating future NTMs for fishery and aquaculture-based products.

Sep 30, 2020 02:00 PM in Taipei

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