Countries / Territories


  • APEX Brasil - Trade intelligence

    • DatesSep 2008 - Jun 2010
    • Project #BRA/65/01A

    Project objective

    The Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) and the ITC have entered into a contractual agreement for ITC to provide advisory services to strengthen the capacity of Apex-Brasil to upgrade its Trade Intelligence Unit. The consultancy services entailed by this contract shall empower Apex-Brasil to build a new trade intelligence platform. Building upon the input provided by the ITC and making use of artificial intelligence tools available in the market, Apex-Brasil will be able to develop a groundbreaking trade intelligence platform. Such platform shall be fully customized to its needs, and capable of conducting automated research, in a permanent and qualified manner, not only in English but in Portuguese as well. With this new trade intelligence platform, Apex-Brasil will be better equipped to respond to the needs of its external clients, be them business associations, be them exporting companies or potential exporters. Additionally, Apex-Brasil will be able to reach countless companies, providing them with up-to-date and precise information on business opportunities in foreign markets. ITC will provide advisory services to assist Apex-Brasil in conceptualizing, designing and building its new trade intelligence platform. ITC's deliveries are clearly defined in 21 projects outputs, as agreed in the contract signed with Apex-Brasil in July 2008. Originally in force until January 2010, the contract was extended by an Amendment to the Contract until 30 June 2010, signed on 12 November 2009.

    Beneficiary countries

    • 2008 Brazil
    • 2009 Brazil
    • 2010 Brazil