Radika Kumar

Miss Radika holds a PhD in Economics and International Trade and a Master’s Degree in Economics. She also holds a specialised Diploma in Advanced Trade Policy Course from Geneva and a Diploma in Legal Instruments of International Economic Relations and Regional Integration from the University of Barcelona.

Her area of interest is International Trade and Economics. She has profound knowledge and understanding of the various trade dynamics of the Pacific region at the regional and multilateral front.

She had represented countries in the Pacific in major trade negotiations. Radika was the lead negotiator for Fiji at the World Trade Organization in the ongoing Doha negotiations in 2017.

She is also assisted the Republic of Marshall Islands in the Pacific Agreement of Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus Agreement at the regional level. Furthermore, she has also worked on the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA), the Melanesian Spearhead Group Agreement (MSG) and also is involved in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations between the Pacific and the European Union.

In addition to this, she is also working with the Republic of Marshall Islands trade team on the new sub-regional initiative of the Micronesian Trade and Economic Community (MTEC) in the North Pacific and the US-Compact Agreement between the United States and the Freely Associated States (FAS).

Aside from this, has also worked with the Government of the Republic of Marshall Islands in implementing their Trade Policy Framework and has embarked on a number of policies for the successful implementation of the dossier. She is also an author and has published widely at the International level.



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