1- To discuss the importance of E-Commerce related to international merchandize trade statistics.
2- To present and discuss the study prepared on this subject
3- To discuss the production and the dissemination of international merchandize trade indicators
4- To discuss national experiences and to exchange expertise between the ESCWA member countries in this area.B. Participants
1- Experts from National Statistical Offices, Customs Authorities, Central Banks and ministries of trade in the ESCWA Region
2- Expert from UNCTAD
3- Expert from OECDC. Documents
1- Papers prepared by ESCWA Secretariat.
2- Papers prepared by UNCTAD.
3- Papers prepared by OECD.
4- Study prepared by the consultant.D. Language
The language of the workshop will be in Arabic and English. Simultaneous interpretation to both languages will be made available.E- Venue and time of the workshop
The workshop will be held during the period 30/30/2009 1/4/2009, Dubai Custom Building- UAE.F. Administrative arrangements
ESCWA will cover the participation of one participant from the national statistical offices (NSO), Participants are required to send a copy of their passports to this following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
. Other participants are expected to attend on their expenses.G. For further information, contact: