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MAKING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORK FOR

Making Public Procurement Work for Women

31 Dec 2020
In developed countries, public procurement accounts for almost 15% of gross domestic product; in some developing countries, this figure can reach as high as 40%. It is shocking that women-owned businesses account for a mere 1% of this critical sector. Women-owned businesses often cite lack of inf...
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN FREE TRADE

Mainstreaming Gender in Free Trade Agreements

31 Oct 2020
This report presents recommendations to boost the participation of women in trade through free trade agreements. Policymakers and trade negotiators will find a new toolkit to gauge gender responsiveness in their agreements. These lessons are based on a research assessment of 73 selected free trad...
MEDICAL INDUSTRIES IN AFRICA

Medical Industries in Africa: A Regional Response to Supply Shortages

31 Oct 2020
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has severely strained the supply of certain healthcare products. This report shows that Africa can position itself strategically and develop a regional response to avert future shortages. Supporting health and positioning the continent strategically in the future trade land...
GUIA SOBRE DIPLOMACIA COMERCIAL

Guía sobre Diplomacia Comercial

30 Oct 2020
Esta guía de formación para representantes o agregados comerciales, única en el mundo, explica cómo promover el comercio y la inversión en el extranjero, al tiempo que establece prioridades para los mercados, las industrias y los clientes. Basándose en experiencias de primera mano, la guía explor...
GUIDE DE  DIPLOMATIE COMMERCIALE

Guide de diplomatie commerciale

31 Oct 2020
Destiné aux diplomates commerciaux, ce guide unique au monde explique comment promouvoir à l’étranger le commerce et l’investissement, tout en déterminant les priorités pour les marchés, les industries et les clients. En puisant directement dans des expériences de terrain concrètes, il explore le...
UNSUNG HEROES: HOW SMALL FARMERS

Unsung Heroes

How Small Farmers Cope with COVID-19

28 Aug 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has hit small farmers with disruptions in health, food security, transport, finance and demand. It has also increased the cost of doing business. Smallholder farmers, already dealing with the effects of a climate and price crisis, are taking emergency measures for ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA

Tech Hubs In Africa

How Can They Support Start-ups Across the Continent?

11 Sep 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable.
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2020

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2020

COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
18 Sep 2020
This publication is released at a time where the world is carefully moving out of the 'great lockdown' stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a partial or complete lockdown of the majority of economies across the globe for six weeks or longer. There are reasons to believe that this simultaneous ...
TECH HUBS IN AFRICA 2ND EDITION

Tech Hubs In Africa - Second Edition

Supporting Start-Ups

11 Dec 2020
African tech hubs play an important role in building fledgling entrepreneurial ecosystems and helping start-ups, but they struggle to earn revenue and become financially sustainable. This second edition has expanded its coverage, adding insights from East African hubs. Based on interviews with do...
THE STATE SUST MARKETS 2019

The State of Sustainable Markets 2019

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
23 Oct 2019
This fourth global report provides new insights into the evolution of certified agriculture and forestry. It shows significant growth in sustainability markets. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers by t...
FROM EUROPE TO THE WORLD

From Europe to the World

Understanding Challenges for European Businesswomen

23 Oct 2019
Getting more women to trade beyond the European Union will require policies that go beyond trade. Policies are needed to get women to set up and grow their businesses in high-growth potential industries, enter export markets, and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in the labour market. Trade po...
WOMEN SHAPING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOV

Women Shaping Global Economic Governance

11 Jul 2019
This report brings together contributions from leading policymakers and thought leaders from all across the world on how to shape our economies. Written entirely by women, this book is not about women. It is written by women who want to encourage everyone, including the 50% of the global populati...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2019

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2019

Big Money for Small Business - Financing the Sustainable Development Goals

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
2 Jul 2019
Increasing annual investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries by $1 trilling would yield disproportionate dividends in terms of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while also delivering healthy returns for investors. Yet, less than 1% o...
A GUIDE TO COMMERCIAL DIPLOMACY

A Guide to Commercial Diplomacy

10 Sep 2019
The role of a trade representative is not only varied and stimulating, covering a fascinating range of activities, but is also important and very worthwhile. The service that the trade representative provides is of value both to the individual companies they help and to the economy of the country...
THE STATE SUST MARKETS 2018

The State of Sustainable Markets 2018

Statistics and Emerging Trends

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The State of Sustainable Markets
18 Dec 2018
The report shows significant growth in sustainability markets. The data is extensive and reliable. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers. Each product (bananas, cotton, etc.) also features serious sustai...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2018

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018

Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
23 Oct 2018
New technologies like advanced robotics, 3-D printing, big data and the internet of things are rapidly changing the way in which firms do business. A strong business ecosystem is necessary to manage this change. This year’s SME Competitiveness Outlook tells how to build it. The report combines da...
SME COMPETITIVENESS OUTLOOK 2017

SME Competitiveness Outlook 2017

The Region - A Door to Global Trade

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SME Competitiveness Outlook
1 Dec 2017
This year’s report focuses on regional trade, the most common form of trade for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It contains 50 country profiles, featuring detailed SME competitiveness assessments and information on each country’s export potential within and outside their geographical r...
PERFILES ARANCELAR MUNDO 2014

Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo 2014

8 Jun 2014
Perfiles arancelarios en el mundo es una publicación conjunta de la OMC, el ITC y la UNCTAD que se ocupa del acceso a los mercados para las mercancías. Esta publicación anual contiene una compilación amplia de los aranceles aplicados por cada uno de los 160 Miembros de la OMC, así como por otros ...
PROFILS TARIFAIRES MONDE 2014

Profils tarifaires dans le monde 2014

6 Nov 2014
Les Profils tarifaires dans le monde sont une publication conjointe de l’OMC, de l’ITC et de la CNUCED sur l’accès aux marchés pour les marchandises. Cette publication annuelle contient un recueil exhaustif des droits de douane appliqués par chacun des 160 Membres de l’OMC, ainsi que par d’autres...
THE STATE SUST MARKETS 2017

The State of Sustainable Markets 2017

Statistics and Emerging Trends

Series:
The State of Sustainable Markets
31 Jul 2017
The report shows significant growth in sustainability markets. The data is extensive and reliable. It shows how ITC is supporting “good trade” that contributes to environmental and social sustainability for producers and consumers. Each product (bananas, cotton, etc.) also features serious sustai...
ESPECIAS HIERBAS SECAS MANUAL

Especias y hierbas secas

Manual de envase y embalaje

4 Jul 1999
Manual sobre el envase y embalaje de especias y hierbas culinarias secas. Analiza productos y normas relevantes de empaque; expone varios tipos de métodos de envase y embalaje y materiales de empaque empleados para transportar y almacenar hierbas y especias secas. Detalla las tendencias actuales ...
EPICES HERBES SECHEES MANUEL

Épices et herbes sechées

Manuel d'emballage

31 Dec 1999
Manuel sur l'emballage des épices et des herbes culinaires séchées. Décrit les produits et les normes d'emballage appropriées: analyse les différentes méthodes et les différents types de matériaux d'emballage utilisés pour traiter et stocker les herbes culinaires et les épices séchées. Souligne l...
INNOVAR EXITO EXPORTAC SERVIC

Innovar para el éxito en la exportación de servicios

Manual

1 Feb 1999
Manual sobre la innovación en los servicios (que consiste en percatarse de necesidades insatisfechas y diseñar servicios para satisfacerlas) como instrumento para mejorar la rentabilidad de las exportaciones - presenta la innovación como estrategia competitiva; describe las características de la ...
EXPORT SERV INNOVER REUSSIR

Exportation de services - Innover pour réussir

Manuel

14 Aug 1999
Manuel sur l'innovation en matière de services (identification des besoins non satisfaits et élaboration de services axés sur ces besoins), conçu comme instrument pour accroître la rentabilité des exportations—aborde l'innovation comme une stratégie de concurrence; décrit les caractéristiques de ...
FROM EXPORT PROMO TO INTERNAT

From Export Promotion to Internationalization

The role of trade promotion organizations in the evolving global economy - Conference Report, 3-5 November 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1 Feb 2015
Proceedings of 2014 Trade Promotion Organizations (TPO) Network World Conference and Awards held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 3 - 5 November 2014, addressing the theme ‘From export promotion to internationalization’, reflects the debates, discussions and key messages of the conference and s...
MANAGING QUALITY IN PALESTINE

Managing Quality in Palestine

A directory of services for SMEs

9 Jan 2015
Companion guide and supplement to the publication, Export Quality Management: A guide for small and medium-sized enterprises, country adaptation for the State of Palestine. This publication provides an overview of the country’s national quality infrastructure that includes food safety and animal ...
GUIA EMPR ACUERD GNRL COM SERV

Guía para la comunidad empresarial

Acuerdo General sobre el Comercio de Servicios

5 Oct 2000
Guía relativa al AGCS y las características más importantes del sistema multilateral de normas de comercio referentes a los servicios—examina los derechos y los beneficios conferidos y las obligaciones impuestas por el AGCS a la comunidad comercial y a los gobiernos; sus consecuencias para los pa...
GUID ENTR ACCOR GEN COM SERV

Guide à l’intention des entreprises

Accord général sur le commerce des services

5 Oct 2000
Guide traitant de l' Accord général sur le commerce des services de l'OMC - décrit les caractéristiques principales des règles du système commercial multilatéral portant sur les services; examine les droits et les avantages conférés ainsi que les obligations découlant de l'AGCS pour les milieux d...
MEJOR ACCES PYME CONTRAT PUBL

Mejorar el acceso de las PYME a la contratación pública

La experiencia de determinados países

16 Apr 2000
Guía que se concentra en el papel de los programas gubernamentales relativos a la contratación pública, para ayudar a las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) a que sean mejores exportadoras - identifica y explica las ventajas y desventajas de los programas de contratación pública destinados a ayu...
AMELIOR ACCES PME MARCHES PUBL

Améliorer l’accès des PME aux marchés publics

L’expérience de pays sélectionnés

16 Apr 2000
Guide sur le rôle des programmes gouvernementaux de passation de marchés publics pour aider les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) à devenir de meilleurs exportateurs - identifie et explique les avantages et des inconvénients des programmes d'appui aux PME en matière de passation de marchés pu...