Objective: This workshop will assist participants in understanding the WTO and its mechanism; the implications of anti-dumping duty; importance of bilateral trade negotiations and market access initiatives.

Time Particulars
8.45 am – 9.00 am Registration and Tea/ Coffee
9.00 am – 10.30 am Session 1

  • WTO and its mandate
  • Understanding the organization and principles of WTO
10.30 am – 10.45 am Tea Break
10.45 am – 1.15 am Session 2

  • Agreements under WTO such as GATT, GATS, TRIPS and TRIMS
1.15 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch Break
2.00 pm – 3.00 pm Session 3

  • Anti-dumping Duty
  • Safeguard Duty
3.00 pm – 3.15 pm Tea Break
3.15 pm – 5.00 pm Session 4

  • Dispute Settlement Mechanism
  • Case Studies

Trainer Profile: Mr. Sudhakar Kasture is a Masters in Foreign Trade (M.F.T). He has a rich corporate experience having held senior positions with leading organizations such as Exim Management Institute, Generation Next Business Consulting and M/s. Bajaj International, an Export House of Bajaj Group. At present Mr. Kasture is the CEO, of Impexconsult.
In addition, Mr. Kasture has been involved in Management Training and Consultancy for leading organizations such as Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Tata International, Godrej, Castrol India Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL), L&T, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., ThyssenKrupp Electrical Steel India Pvt. Ltd., Cadbury India Ltd., Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd., Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd., Marico Industries Ltd. to name a few.
He is also a visiting faculty to various institutes and bodies such as Foreign Exchange Dealers’ Association of India, Bankers’ Training College of Reserve Bank of India, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India amongst others.