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ITC’s trade strategies are unique to each country according to its opportunities, capacities and resources.ITC has over 17 years of experience designing and implementing trade strategies. We offer a wide range of products to serve the diverse needs of our clients. Our service offering ranges from fully fledged National Export Strategies to rapidly designed Strategic Roadmaps. Our strategy portfolio includes:
National Trade StrategiesITC’s flagship strategy solution. A National Export Strategy is a comprehensive multi-sector and multi-function strategy to boost a country’s exports and foreign exchange earnings.
Trade Development RoadmapsRapid strategy solution designed to highlight priorities and quickly address principal constraints and opportunities for improved trade performance.
Sector Trade StrategiesSector strategies are designed to develop specific products or subsectors by increasing productivity, investment, value addition, the institutional ecosystem and the regulatory environment in that sector. ITC’s methodology can be used to design strategies in the agriculture, manufacturing, services and tourism sectors. The result are specific and actionable recommendations validated by a broad group of stakeholders. Our experience includes strategies for sectors such as:
Functional Trade StrategiesFunctional trade strategies improve the set of specialized services needed to support a vibrant export sector. Examples of trade support functions include trade facilitation, trade promotion, skills development, trade finance, and quality management. Each function relies on a set of trade support institutions working together to deliver enterprises with the services they need to become or remain successful exporters. ITC’s strategies work to ensure that these institutions work together as one trade support network.Our experience includes strategies for functions such as:
Tourism StrategiesTourism is trade; tourism is export. As a key sector in many developing countries, tourism makes a significant contribution to raising socio-economic growth and foreign exchange earnings. The National Tourism Export Strategy combines the strengths and expertise of ITC and UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) to help countries develop a resilient, high-quality and high-value added tourism industry.Download brochure
Implementation Management Support
ITC’s technical assistance does not stop with strategy design. ITC remains engaged with our clients during the implementation of the strategy. As such, ITC stands ready to assist our clients to coordinate implementation, overcome challenges, adapt the strategy to changing conditions, and mobilise the donor community to further develop the country.
Enquiries should be directed to:
Coordinator, Trade Development Strategies Programme+41 (0)22 730-0588said[at]intracen.org