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ITC INCORP JOINT VENTURE MODEL

ITC Incorporated Joint Venture Model Agreements

Series:
Trade Law
23 Mar 2007
This publication presents a set of model agreements laying down the provisions for joint venture parties, prior to creating a joint venture company. The publication sets out the arrangements for the formation of new jointly owned companies and their operation.
FORUM DE COMERCIO #1/2005

Forum du Commerce International, No. 1, 2005

18 Nov 2005
A través de esta publicación, el Centro de Comercio Internacional desea transmitir un mensaje de estímulo y esperanza: estímulo para acometer la inmensa tarea de reducir la brecha entre ricos y pobres, y esperanza, para aprovechar las mejores prácticas de desarrollo del comercio y tomar iniciativ...
SOURCE IT GLOBAL MATERIAL SOUR

Source-it

Global Material Sourcing for the Clothing Industry

16 Oct 2005
This guide deals with the dynamics of the global textiles and clothing supply chain, including the need for garment manufacturers to develop alternative sourcing and supply management approaches. The publication reviews historical background; discusses China’s advantage in the international garme...
GET CONNECTED EAPPLICATIONS TEXT

Get Connected

E-Applications in the Textile and Clothing Sector

Series:
Product and Market Development
3 Nov 2005
This study focuses on how developing country producers could successfully apply new e-applications and secure post-quota exports in light of the changing nature of the textiles and clothing business after January 2005, when quotas were phased out. The study elaborates principles to guide exporter...
FORUM DE COMERCIO INTL 2004 #4

Forum du Commerce International, No. 4, 2004

17 Jun 2005
A través de esta publicación, el Centro de Comercio Internacional desea transmitir un mensaje de estímulo y esperanza: estímulo para acometer la inmensa tarea de reducir la brecha entre ricos y pobres, y esperanza, para aprovechar las mejores prácticas de desarrollo del comercio y tomar iniciativ...
ROAD MAP FOR QUALITY GUIDELINES

Road Map for Quality

Guidelines for the Review of the Standardization, Quality Management, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) Infrastructure at National Level

Series:
Standards and Quality Management
22 Apr 2005
These Guidelines provide a framework for assessing Standardization, Quality Management, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) infrastructure and identifying gaps in SQAM services to satisfy exporters’ needs. The book discusses major elements of the SQAM system and their attributes. It also provides ...
INFLUENC & MEETING INTL STANDAR V2

Influencing and Meeting International Standards

Challenges for Developing Countries, Vol.II - Procedures Followed by Selected International Standard-setting Organizations and Country Reports on TBT and SPS

Series:
Standards and Quality Management
11 Mar 2005
This study, the second of a set of 2 volumes, examines the technical assistance needed by developing countries in order to conform to technical regulations and measures stipulated by export markets. It reviews procedures followed by selected international standard-setting organizations and intern...
TESAURO DE TERMINOS DE COMERCIO

Tesauro de Términos de Comercio Internacional

Revisión 4 - Documento Técnico 2004

Series:
Información Comercial
31 Dec 2004
El Tesauro del Centro de Comercio Internacional tiene por objetivo proporcionar un vocabulario controlado y estructurado, cubriendo todos los aspectos del comercio internacional y temas conexos, destinado al análisis temático de toda fuente de información (tanto impresa como electrónica) para su ...
THESAURUS OF INTL TRADE REV4

Thesaurus of International Trade Terms

Revision 4 - Technical Paper 2004

Series:
Trade Information
31 Dec 2004
This thesaurus is intended to be used for trade information services in developing countries for bibliographical description and indexing of information materials and sources in both printed and electronic formats. It covers all subjects related to international trade, with particular reference t...
ENVIRO INDUSTRIES CTRY PROFILE

Environmental Industries

Country Profile - Trade Opportunities Germany 2004

Series:
Global Technology Markets
19 Nov 2004
This publication examines Germany's national policies and strategies for development of the environmental industry sector; provides overview of Germany's and worldwide production and trade with EI products and services and highlights export possibilities from developing countries to Germany. Anne...
INTL WOODEN FURNITURE MARKETS REV

International Wooden Furniture Markets

A Review

3 Nov 2005
This publication presents a Review of wooden furniture markets in United States, Canada, China, Japan, Egypt, and selected countries in the European Union. For each country, it provides an overview of market trends and developments; distribution channels and market access conditions; as well as i...
INFLUENCER ET RESPECTER LES NORMES

Influencer et Respecter les Normes Internationales

Les Défis pour les Pays en Développement, Vol. I

Series:
Normes et Management de la Qualité
19 Sep 2008
Etude sur les besoins d'assistance technique des pays en développement concernant l'observation des règlements techniques et des mesures sanitaires phytosanitaires exigés par les marchés d'exportation - donne des informations générales sur les objectifs et les règles de l'Accord sur les obstacles...
TPO BEST PRACTICES STRENGTHENING

TPO Best Practices

Strengthening the Delivery of Trade Support Services

24 Sep 2004
Successive World Conferences of TPOs have sought to debate, identify and document best practice for TPOs. Delegates at the Fourth World Conference of TPOs in Beijing, in May 2002, thought that we should have a mechanism for a frequent exchange of best practice information. Since then, ITC has inv...
FORUM DE COMERCIO #1/2004

Forum du Commerce International, No. 1, 2004

10 Sep 2004
A través de esta publicación, el Centro de Comercio Internacional desea transmitir un mensaje de estímulo y esperanza: estímulo para acometer la inmensa tarea de reducir la brecha entre ricos y pobres, y esperanza, para aprovechar las mejores prácticas de desarrollo del comercio y tomar iniciativ...
SECRETS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Secrets of Intellectual Property

A Guide for Small and Medium-sized Exporters

11 Jun 2004
This question and answer guide provides valuable information on issues related to intellectual property. It explains basic concepts and principles regarding patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, confidential business information and geographical indication. The guide also covers que...
BUSINESS GUIDE REMEDIES THE EURO

Business Guide to Trade Remedies in the European Community

Anti-dumping, Anti-subsidy and Safeguards Legislation, Practices and Procedures

Series:
Business and the Multilateral Trading System
14 May 2004
This guide presents general concepts of anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard procedures in the European Community law. It discusses trade remedy investigations and actions. It also gives practical advice to exporters from developing countries and transition economies concerning relevant tra...
CHANG MARKETPLACE PUT E WORK (CD)

Changing Marketplace, The

Putting E to Work (CD-ROM)

30 Jul 2004
This CD-ROM contains a wealth of information to help exporters and strategy-makers identify how they can apply information and communications technologies to become more efficient. It contains, in English, French and Spanish, over 70 articles on e-trade issues from International Trade Form magazi...
WORLD DIRECTORY TRADE PROMOT 2004

World Directory of Trade Promotion Organizations and Other Support Institutions

Technical Paper 2004

Series:
Trade Information
30 Apr 2004
This directory contains contact information for the following: ministries, trade promotion organizations, import promotion offices, operational trade points, trade associations, chambers of commerce and industry in principal business centers, and federations of chambers of commerce and industry. ...
TRADE FINANCE A LEGAL GUIDE

Trade Finance

A Legal Guide for Cross-border Transactions

30 Apr 2004
This study introduces the basics of financing and security mechanisms in international trade and describes the methods of maximizing the benefits and neutralizing the risks involved. It examines issues such as the law and practice of international payments, financing and re-financing of mid and l...
PRODUCT COSTING & PRICING ARTISAN

Product Costing and Pricing

Artisan as Entrepreneur - Training Module

Series:
Trade in Artisanal Products
6 Jan 2000
This training module looks at the elements, strategies and formulas for calculating costs accurately and determining appropriate prices for artisanal products. It explains the various stages of the costing and pricing process, providing useful case studies and some helpful exercises. This module ...
ITC CONTRACTUAL JOINT VENTURE MODE

ITC Contractual Joint Venture Model Agreements

26 Mar 2004
This publication introduces a universal sample contract that can be used in drawing up joint venture agreements where the parties organize their cooperation on a contractual basis without forming a corporate body. It illustrates two separate model contracts, one for two parties and another for th...
EFFECTIVE PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSH

Effective Public-private Partnership in the Information Technology Sector

How to Enhance Business and Trade Capacities

Series:
Global Technology Markets
26 Mar 2004
This study focuses on the importance of public-private partnership in the area of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It discusses the concept of partnership and describes the activities of the public/government sector in providing an overall ICT support framework. The study also anal...
MARKETING CRAFTS VISUAL ARTS

Marketing Crafts and Visual Arts

The Role of Intellectual Property - A Practical Guide

26 Mar 2004
This Guide provides basic knowledge and understanding of marketing techniques and of intellectual property (IP) issues to artisans, craft entrepreneurs and visual artists. It gives examples of situations where obtaining formal IP protection ought to be considered, explains how to implement marke...
INFLUENC & MEETING INTL STANDAR V1

Influencing and Meeting International Standards

Challenges for Developing Countries, Vol.I - Background Information, Findings from Case Studies and Technical Assistance Needs

Series:
Standards and Quality Management
12 Mar 2004
This study examines the technical assistance needed by developing countries in order to conform to technical regulations and measures stipulated by export markets. It provides background information on the objectives and rules of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) and the agreemen...
EXPORTING AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS

Exporting Automotive Components

An Answer Book for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

13 Feb 2004
This publication is the ultimate question and answer book for small and medium-sized enterprises interested in exporting automobile components. It contains information on types of automotive parts, export market, and ways to capture the automobile components market. Other topics covered by this p...
BUSINESS GUIDE TRADE REMED US

Business Guide to Trade Remedies in the United States

Anti-dumping, Countervailing and Safeguards Legislation, Practices and Procedures

Series:
Business and the Multilateral Trading System
26 Mar 2004
This Guide examines the trade remedy legislation and practices of the United States of America (USA) for the benefit of business managers, exporters and importers in developing countries and transition economies. It covers the origins of trade remedies, their administration in the USA as well as ...
ORGANIZING BUYERS SELLERS MEETINGS

Organizing Buyers-Sellers Meetings

A Tool for Promoting Trade among Developing Countries

7 Nov 2003
This publication provides guidelines on how to organize buyers-sellers meetings. It is aimed at promoting trade among developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.