The report says that some structural reforms remain unfinished and
that it would be important for the Kyrgyz Republic to diversify its
economy into manufacturing and services and soften the country’s
vulnerable reliance on mining (gold) and agriculture.
Sustainable growth, the report adds, will need private, including
foreign investment, which will also require and improved business
climate, restored confidence in public institutions and the curbing of
corruption. Further improvements should include opening trade, greater
financial sector strengthening and a more efficient customs services and
The WTO report, along with a policy
statement by the Government, will be the basis for the Trade Policy
Review (TPR) by the Trade Policy Review Body of the WTO.
following documents are available in MS Word format.
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Trade Policy Reviews are an exercise, mandated in the WTO agreements,
in which member countries’ trade and related policies are examined and
evaluated at regular intervals. Significant developments that may have
an impact on the global trading system are also monitored. For each
review, two documents are prepared: a policy statement by the
government of the member under review, and a detailed report written
independently by the WTO Secretariat. These two documents are then
discussed by the WTO’s full membership in the Trade Policy Review Body
(TPRB). These documents and the proceedings of the TPRB’s meetings are
published shortly afterwards.
copies of previous TPR publications are available for sale from the
WTO Secretariat, Centre William Rappard, 154 rue de Lausanne, 1211
Genève 21 and through the
TPR publications are also available from our co-publisher Bernan Press, 4611-F Assembly Drive, Lanham, MD 20706-4391, United States.
Schedule of forthcoming reviews
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Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda: 25 and 27 October 2006
Colombia: 22 and 24 November 2006
Hong Kong, China: 13 and 15 December 2006
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