On June 20-21, 2011, the GUAM Secretariat in Kyiv hosted the 11th Meeting of the Working Group on Economy and Trade, which involved representatives of the respective ministries of GUAM member states and from the GUAM Secretariat.

The attendees heard information on the economic development of the GUAM member states, discussed drafts of the “Order of creating and the activity of the working body to coordinate the actions of parties to the Agreement on Creating a Free Trade Zone between GUAM member states” and the “Protocol on the rules of determining the country origin of goods” and decided to continue working on its coordination.

The participants agreed to hold the next meeting of the Working Group in the second half of 2011 at the GUAM Secretariat. The date and venue of the event will eventually be disseminating through diplomatic channels.