To educate policymakers about obstacles specific to trade in services, this guide is for firms, associations and trade institutions who wish to join forces through coalitions. Trade policies should reflect the voice of services firms in order to maximize growth opportunities. To advise on the creation of coalitions of services industries, this guide analyzes 26 services coalitions in order to outline the purpose, structure, financing, advocacy topics and benefits to members. It is the first of a two-part series.
Publication Date: 18 Nov. 2014