UfM Regional Platform on Trade and Investment convenes its third meeting in 2022

July 26, 2022
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The Member States of the Union for the Mediterranean convened today by videoconference for the third meeting of the UfM Regional Platform on Trade and Investment. They followed up on the planned work encompassing the three main pillars of Sustainable Trade, Sustainable Investment and Regional Integration, along the lines of the Joint Declaration by UfM Trade Ministers of November 2020.

The meeting of the platform was chaired by the UfM Co-Presidency, the European Commission (DG TRADE) and Jordan (Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply), and the discussions under the three pillars covered the following:

  • Sustainable Trade
  • Sustainable Investment
  • Regional Integration

An agenda item was dedicated to launch the preparations for the 12th Ministerial Meeting of the UfM Trade Ministers which is foreseen to be convened in the second half of 2023. An initial brainstorming of priority topics that should feature in the Ministerial Declaration revealed a strong interest by participants for the issues of trade and food security, as well as the sustainability of trade and investment.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia