In-Country Capacity Building Training for Non-Tariff Measures (NTMs) and Good Regulatory Practices (GRP) in Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia

10 - 14 February 2020
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

​The capacity building workshops in Brunei Darussalam (10-11 Feb) and Malaysia (13-14 Feb) are organized at the request of the respective member state through the ASEAN Secretariat as a response to the AEC 2025 Trade Strategic Plan, and the endorsement of the ASEAN Economic Ministers to the Guideline for the Implementation of ASEAN Commitments on Non-Tariff Measures in Goods.

The workshop intends to cover the following important topics:

  • What are NTMs and why are they important?
  • Identification and classification of NTMs using UNCTAD’s International Classification of NTMs
  • Introduction to TRAINS Online Tool and how to use UNCTAD’s TRAINS Database to query information on NTMs?
  • How to utilize NTMs data from TRAINS Database for specific product/market of interest of the respective country?
  • Examples of Good Regulatory Practices (GRP) in developing countries (i.e. UNCTAD’s cost-effectiveness toolkit)
  • How to improve regulatory practices and foster ASEAN-wide regulatory cooperation?


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The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)



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​More information about the UNCTAD Programme on NTMs:

More information about ERIA:

The global database on Non-Tariff Measures:



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Mr. Ralf Peters, [email protected]
Ms. Denise Penello Rial, [email protected]
Ms. Mingcong Li, [email protected]