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Quality Management

  • Quality management.

    ITC’s quality management practice helps SMEs in developing countries to 

    • overcome technical barriers to trade (TBT/SPS); and 
    • adopt quality improvement practices. 

    Quality Management services are delivered through information, awareness raising, capacity building including training and advisory services, consultative events delivered through projects with partners. 

    • Publications and handbooks
    • Export Quality Bulletins
    • World Directory

       Training on:

    • WTO Agreement on TBT/SPS
    • Improving market access through standards and conformity assessment
    • Quality improvement using basic quality tools (5S, 6 Sigma, 7 tools of quality-(process flow chart, check sheet, histogram, pareto analysis, cause and effect diagram, scatter diagram, control chart.)
    • Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001)
    • Food Safety Management Systems (ISO 22000)
    • Environment Management Systems (ISO 14001)
    • Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001)

      Advisory services for:

    • Enterprises
    • Conformity Assessment Bodies
    • National Standards Bodies
    • National Enquiry Points

      Projects: Examples of some ongoing projects are

    • Fiji: Key services to develop livestock and animal feed improved (FIJ/75/34A)
    • Fiji: Improvement of key services to agriculture (FIJ/75/30A). Press release
    • Gambia: Sector Competitiveness and Export Diversification (GAM/4B/01A)
    • Kyrgyzstan, and Myanmar: National Export Strategy of Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar (INT/6B/01A)
    • Lesotho: Horticulture productivity and trade development (LES/4B/03A)
    • Peru: Empowering Peruvian Women Business Enterprises in Alpaca to enter the US Market (PER/71/10A)
    • Peru: Export Development in Peru's northern corridor (PER/61/129A)
    • Senegal: NTF II Enhancing Export Competitiveness of Mangoes from the Niayes Region in Senegal. (SEN/47/109A)
    • Sri Lanka: STDF: Improving the Safety and Quality of the Sri Lankan Fruits and Vegetables (SRL/98/03A)
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    For more information or if you would like to develop projects with ITC on Standards and Quality, please email us at quality[at]intracen.org