Regulatory policy

APEC-OECD Work: Phase 2

 

 

2nd Phase of the Programme: 2003-05


The key outcome of the 2nd phase of work, was to present for approval in 2005, an Integrated Checklist to the respective Executive Bodies of the APEC and OECD. The Integrated Checklist was approved by the OECD’s Special Group on Regulatory Policy in March 2005.  It was endorsed by the 2005 APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade on 2-3 June 2005 (see 2005 MRT Statement), and by APEC Ministers at their summit in Busan, Korea, 15-16 November 2005. APEC Ministers also instructed officials to disseminate the Checklist and to work with the OECD to assist economies in using it.  The main workshops and events held during this phase were: 

  • Vancouver, Canada, on 8-9 October 2003, on developing the APEC-OECD Integrated Checklist for Regulatory Reform and Reforming Existing Regulations in member economies
  • Paris, France on 2-3 December 2003, on developing the APEC-OECD Integrated Checklist for Regulatory Reform focusing on the competition policy aspect in member economies 
  • Pucon, Chile on 24-25 May 2004, on developing the APEC-OECD Integrated Checklist for Regulatory Reform focusing on the market openness aspect in member economies 
  • Bangkok, Thailand on 1 November 2004, which concluded the second phase of the Joint APEC-OECD work on regulatory reform

 

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