Ararat Marz, town Ararat
Economic Development and Research Center with support of Ministry of Economy organized a workshop on World Trade Organization (WTO) and EC Generalized System of Preferences (GSP+) with a group of Armenian producers, entrepreneurs from Ararat Marz and representatives of state bodies for business support. The main issues discussed were the understanding of the WTO and the advantages and disadvantages of participation to it, EC GSP+ as well as the main skills and information Armenian businessmen need to get the possible benefits from GSP+. Besides, the speakers explained in details how to use the above mentioned system, what are the rules, tax and tariff regimes working in it, what documentation is required and other issues. The participants expressed their concerns related to deals on export and import of goods, especially within WTO and GSP+, which would be a base for presenting proposal on policy changes to the Government.