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ITC's 50th anniversary - Impact stories

    • Introducing a practical and proactive approach to exports in Tunisia - thumbnail

      06 June 2014
      Introducing a practical and proactive approach to exports in Tunisia
      Over the last four decades, Tunisia’s national export trade promotion agency – Centre de Promotion des Exportations (CEPEX) – has cemented its position as one of the most effective and best-known trade promotion organizations (TPOs) in the Middle East and North Africa region. Before ITC created CEPEX in 1973, Tunisian companies rarely initiated exports...

    • Improving lives with better coffee in Uganda

      10 Apr. 2014
      Improving lives with better coffee in Uganda
      Joseph Mayanja knows about raising things, whether it involves children or coffee plants. The long-time farmer from Masaka, Uganda, is father to 13 children, including two adopted orphans. At 71, he is still able to provide for seven of his youngest children by growing coffee on his 2.3-acre farm...

    • Kyrgyzstan: ITC assistance boosts clothing exports by half

      03 Apr. 2014
      Kyrgyzstan: ITC assistance boosts clothing exports by half
      ITC’s trade promotion programme in Kyrgyzstan has assisted more than a hundred small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) since 1998. In the textiles and clothing sector, this has resulted in an average 48% increase in exports among the companies supported...

    • ITC’s assistance ‘indispensible’ in Tajikistan’s WTO accession

      22 Jan. 2014
      ITC’s assistance ‘indispensible’ in Tajikistan’s WTO accession
      On 2 March 2013, Tajikistan became the 159th member of WTO, following more than 11 years of negotiations. WTO membership is a crucial step towards accelerating the country’s economic growth and increasing the prosperity of its 5 million people. ITC, the first agency to offer trade-related technical assistance in this former Soviet Republic in 2002, has helped the country move along a path of export-led growth...

    • Kyrgyzstan: improving quality in the bottled water industry

      15 Jan. 2014
      Kyrgyzstan: improving quality in the bottled water industry
      At the northeastern end of Bishkek, a 20-minute ride from the town centre through potholed roads, 25-year-old Tursun Chokmorov works as a water-bottling operator. He doesn’t know it, but he’s a beneficiary of an ITC quality-management programme. Between 2006 and 2008, ITC implemented a US$ 1 million project to improve the export capacities of six companies in Kyrgyzstan’s fruit and vegetable sector...

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