Technical Workshop

International Merchandise Trade Statistics:
Focusing on goods traded under preferential trade agreements

Fiji, 26 February to 2 March 2018

The Pacific Community, in partnership with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, the Oceania Customs Organisation, and the Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat, will be conducting a technical workshop entitled International merchandise trade statistics: Focusing on goods traded under the preferential trade agreements, from 26 February to 2 March 2018 at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva.


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Co-organised by:
  • The Pacific Community

  • Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

  • Oceania Customs Organisation

  • Melanesian Spearhead Group Secretariat


Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Ratu Sukuna Rd - Suva, Fiji

pdfInformation Note.pdf0.2MB


By invitation only


pdfAnnotated Agenda.pdf0.2MB

pdfDetailed Agenda.pdf 0.3MB

Evaluation Form:

pdfEvaluation Form.pdf0.2MB

Participants List:

pdfParticipants list.pdf0.3MB

Excel icon Session 2_Participants_Group work - Technical Workshop on IMTS 0.01MB

Excel icon Session 5_Participants_Group work - Technical Workshop on IMTS 0.01MB


Reference materials:

Excel icon PIFS_Pacific SDG Indicators - Work in Progress 0.2MB

pdfS2P2_Background Doc Interim EPA.pdf 7.2MB

pdfS2P3_ Background Doc PICTA.pdf 1.2MB

pdf2012_Regional Workshop IMTS_Outcome Document.pdf0.5MB

pdfExpectation from Participants - Technical Workshop on IMTS.pdf 0.1MB


Ppt icon S0P0_Workshop outline 0.6MB 

Ppt icon S1P1_Purpose of the Workshop and expected outcomes 0.8MB 

Ppt icon S2P1_Preferences under WTO 0.5MB 

Ppt icon S2P2_Preferences under iPEA 0.8MB 

Ppt icon S2P3_Preferences under PICTA 0.9MB 

Ppt icon S2P4_Preferences under SPARTECA and MTEC 0.3MB  

Ppt icon S2P5_Presentation on PACER Plus 0.8MB 

Ppt icon S2P6_ MSG Trade Agreements 1.5MB 

Ppt icon S2P7_ABS_Preference codes 0.5MB 

Ppt icon S2P8_DFAT-Goods trated under preferential trade agreements 0.7MB 

Ppt icon S2P9_Private Sector_PTA 0.2MB 

Ppt icon S3P0_Blue Pacific and Fisheries 1.9MB

Ppt icon S3P1_Identifying Goods Traded under PTA 1MB

Ppt icon S3P2_Fiji Customs 0.4MB

Ppt icon S3P3_Cook Islands .01MB

Ppt icon S3P5_Tonga 0.2MB

Ppt icon S3P6_Vanuatu Customs 0.5MB

Ppt icon S3P7_ASYCUDA 0.5MB

Ppt icon S3P8_PCTrade 1.8MB

Ppt icon S4P1_What do the numbers say 0.8MB 

Ppt icon S4P2_Loss from Trade Taxes 0.3MB 

Ppt icon S4P3_Links between Tariffs, Statistics and Trade 0.1MB 

Ppt icon S6P1_The way Forward 4.6MB

Ppt icon S6P2_Way Forward PIFS 0.6MB


Ppt icon Outcome document - Technical Workshop on IMTS 0.3B

Ppt icon Workshop Evaluation - Technical Workshop on IMTS 0.2MB


For further information please contact: Ms. Nilima Lal ()


Pictures of the Workshop can be seen and download here.

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