The Working Group on Risk Management aims to develop and broaden cooperation among CEFTA Parties, according to Article 12 (sanitary and phytosanitary measures) Article 13 (technical barrier to trade) and Article 14 (rules of origin and co-operation in customs administration). The Group operates in accordance with its official Terms of Reference as set out in Annex 5 of JC Decision 1/2015.

It can propose options for joint actions related to the management of public authorities and agencies involved in clearance of goods at the regional level.  As far as possible, it aims to facilitate regional trade while improving the overall quality of customs security, safety controls and inspections.  It reports to the Subcommittee on Non Tariff Measures.