and grow sustainable exports requires that businesses strengthen their
export readiness, differentiate their products, and have access to
business support services that are adapted to their needs today, and in
the longer term.ITC seeks to build skills, scale and
sustainability in export development. Depending on market chain
requirements and agreed upgrade strategy, ITC designs the appropriate
development intervention in coordination with local partners and donor
organizations. The transfer of practical knowledge and export business
skills is integral to all technical assistance programmes. The goal is
to strengthen the competitiveness of businesses in key export sectors to
achieve measurable impact in job creation, community engagement and
New report on captive breeding will strengthen sustainable sourcing.
Russian businesses, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), need to build skills to fully benefit from the opportunities the country’s membership of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has created, Ashish Shah, ITC’s Acting Deputy Executive...
Panellists at WTO Public Forum discuss benefits of trade facilitation for consumers, SMEs in developing countries
Supporting SMEs in developed and developing countries to be better prepared to enter international markets
Poor public and private sector collaboration is restricting the export potential of Pakistan’s livestock and dairy sector, in spite of the fact that the country is the fourth largest milk producer in the world. At a public private dialogue event in Lahore...
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exporting from developing countries suffer the brunt of complying with market access conditions.To make market entry rules more transparent, ITC has redeveloped its online analysis tool Market Access Map, available as 30 June 2012. Users in developing countries and territories can use the tool at no cost...
The International Trade Centre (ITC) today urged national trade promotion organizations (TPOs) around the world not to miss the rapidly approaching deadline for participation in the 2012 TPO Network Awards competition. Winners of this year’s competition...
ITC’s Cotton Development Initiative uses South-South cooperation to make Africa a stronger competitor in the international cotton trade. It has two major focus areas: facilitating learning and collaboration with countries that have successfully built...
Somalia is facing
one of the worst food crises the world has seen in 60 years. The scale of the
humanitarian disaster provides an ominous backdrop to this issue of International
Trade Forum as we focus on food security, agriculture and trade
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