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Information Session: Latin America's Entry in the Global Offshore Service Industry

9 April 2013|Event

Organized by UNCTAD/Division on International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

11:00 – 11:10   Welcoming remarks by Mr. Guillermo Valles, Director, Division of International Trade in Goods and Services, and Commodities, UNCTAD.

11:10 – 11:40   Presentation by Mr. Nanno Mulder, Economic Affairs Officer, International Trade and Integration Division, ECLAC

11:40 – 11:55   Discussant: Masataka Fujita, Head, Investment Trends and Issues Branch, Division on Investment and Enterprise, UNCTAD.

Foreign direct investment and trade in global value chains with special attention to services: preliminary findings.

11:55 – 12:10   Discussant: Mr. Juan Marchetti, Counsellor, Trade in Services Division, WTO. Implications of recent trends regarding offshoring for trade negotiations in services.

12:10 – 13:00   Open discussion.