ITC facilitates new Africa-Asia business partnerships by ensuring ginners produce cotton that meets buyers’ standards of quality
Fashion as an enabler of economic growth will take
centre stage at the 5th Tokyo
International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), an event aimed
at expanding the market share of ethically produced fashion by linking
businesses to global...
Exporters of agricultural products in Peru’s northern Amazonian corridor are getting a helping hand from ITC, working with national and local TSIs, to overcome the many challenges they face in trying to develop new markets abroad and diversify their offering.
ITC’s buyer-seller development partnerships aim at increasing exports of mangos from Senegal to Europe.
After 13 years of deliberations, Samoa’s accession to the WTO was ratified, a key step towards accelerating the Pacific island nation’s economic growth and increasing the prosperity of its people.
Until recently, Anna Ngouet was caught in a poverty trap. The declining yield of her 500 coffee trees was reducing her income year after year. With less cash inhand, she did not have sufficient resources to maintain her plantation, resulting in deterioration...
As growth in the global economy has slowed, protectionist forces have persisted — even expanded — in the form of NTMs. Generally speaking, NTMs consist of anything that gets in the way of commerce, including administrative fees, paperwork, inspections,...
business in commodities such as coffee or tea or in fresh fruit and vegetables
represents great potential for growth and employment in Africa. The challenge
for these sectors lies in effective and efficient exporting to the right
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll hear two
stories about African agriculture. The first is of the drought that sears the
Horn of Africa and forces tens of thousands of Somalis – now climate refugees –
to pack up their belongings and families...
The 11th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) held in Chongqing, China on 9–12 September highlighted renewed optimism and commitment to the export-led growth model and the necessity for trade, with a need to rethink strategies...