1/27/2021

Investment Office Attends “Committee on Trade and Investment”

​​On January 27, the Investment Office attended 7th Session of the Committee on Trade and Investment held by the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) headquartered in Bangkok.

Investment Office Country Advisor to Singapore Emre Büyükkılıç delivered a speech on the agenda item of promoting inward and outward foreign direct investment in the post-COVID-19 era.

The Committee focused on review of recent trends and developments in trade and investment in Asia and the Pacific including impact of rising protectionism and COVID-19 pandemic as well as consideration of the program plan for the 2022 annual budget.

The Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI) was established in November 1993 by the Declaration of APEC Trade and Investment Framework.​​

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Investment Office; Committee on Trade and Investment; United Nations; ESCAP