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    Regional profile at a glance: Asian Trade Promotion Forum

     

     
     
    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 4/2000

    Host: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
    Founded: 1987
    Information Exchange Tools
    Annual meetings; web site; newsletter; joint study missions; joint trade-show information; system to exchange promotion information and trade data.
    Budget
    All contributions are in-kind. Hosts for the annual meeting are rotated. Each host pays organizing costs, and members pay their own way. Various national TPOs take the lead on different information exchange projects. JETRO serves as the secretariat.

    Members
    Australia: Australian Trade Commission (AUSTRADE)
    Bangladesh: Export Promotion Bureau (EPB Bangladesh)
    Brunei Darussalam: Ministry of Primary Resources Brunei (MIPR)
    India: Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO)
    Indonesia: National Agency For Export Development (NAFED)
    Japan: Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
    Malaysia: Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
    Mongolia: Mongolian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCI)
    Nepal: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI)
    New Zealand: New Zealand Trade Development Board (Trade NZ)
    Pakistan: Export Promotion Bureau (EPB Pakistan)

    People's Republic of China: China Council For Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT);
    Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC);
    Macau Special Administrative Region: Macau Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM);
    Taiwan Province of China: Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC)

    Philippines: Center For International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM)
    Republic of Korea: Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
    Singapore: Singapore Trade Development Board (STDB)
    Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB)
    Thailand: Department of Export Promotion (DEP)
    Viet Nam: Viet Nam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE)

    For more information, contact:

    Asian Trade Promotion Forum Secretariat
    Economic Development Assistance Department, JETRO
    2-2-5 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8466, Japan
    E-mail: tdb@jetro.go.jp