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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.
WORLD DIRECTORY TRADE PROMOT 2003

World Directory of Trade Promotion Organizations and other Support Institutions

Technical Paper

Series:
Trade Information
25 Jul 2003
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 or, federations of chambers of commerce and indust...
WORLD DIRECTORY TRADE PROMOT 2002

World Directory of Trade Promotion Organizations and other Trade Support Institutions

23 May 2003
The aim of this directory is to provide developing countries and economies in transition with a reference book of useful addresses that will help them to establish contacts with, and encourage a direct flow of information among organizations responsible for facilitating and promoting internationa...
FORUM EXECUTIF 2000 DEV EXPORT

Forum Exécutif 2000

Développement des Exportations dans l'Economie Numérique

23 May 2003
Ce rapport souligne le rôle et l'importance de l'économie numérique en tant que facteur de renforcement et de maintien des performances à l'exportation des pays en développement. Il évalue l'incidence du commerce électronique sur les pratiques traditionnelles à l'exportation et étudie la manière ...
MARKETING INTL ET LE SYST

Le Marketing International et le Système Commercial

23 May 2003
Étude relative aux principes de marketing et aux décisions fondamentales en matière de gestion auxquelles sont confrontées les petites et moyennes entreprises dans les économies en développement et en transition, à la lumière de l'Accord de I'OMC et du système commercial multilatéral. L'étude ide...
ACHETEZ UN RESULTAT GUIDE SUR

Achetez un Résultat

Guide sur l'Achat à Obligation de Résultat à l'Usage des Acheteurs Publics et Privés

16 Apr 2004
BUSINESS GUIDE TRADE REMED CANADA

Business Guide to Trade Remedies in Canada

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 Canada 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 Canada, as well as the various World Trade Orga...
WORLD MARKETS FOR ORGANIC FRUIT

World Markets for Organic Fruit and Vegetables

Opportunities for Developing Countries in the Production and Export of Organic Horticultural Products

7 Feb 2003
This publication is based on the recent findings of a joint FAO/ITC/CTA study on international trade in fresh organic fruit and vegetables. It provides detailed information on the demand for these products in the world’s largest organic markets, including data on sales and imports. It also highl...
INTL CRAFT TRADE FAIRS PRACTICAL

International Craft Trade Fairs

A Practical Guide

Series:
Culture Development and Society
7 Feb 2003
This guide provides support and guidance to small craft enterprises in their efforts to avail themselves of the opportunities that arise by participating in international craft trade fairs. It includes a directory of notable specialized international craft trade fairs and a bibliography.
SILK REVIEW 2001 SURVEY INTL TREND

Silk Review 2001

A Survey of International Trends in Production and Trade

24 Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of production, international trade, consumption, and the generic promotion of raw silk and various silk products. It examines the ecological factors of silk trade, reviews consumer markets in selected EU countries and explains the role of China in the internation...
COFFEE EXPORTERS GUIDE #2

Coffee

An Exporter's Guide

Series:
Product and Market Development
8 Nov 2002
Despite ongoing change in the coffee world, the traditional challenges of product knowledge, respect for quality, and impeccable contract execution remain absolutely essential for today’s exporters. In addition, exporters face many new challenges including commercial, technical, logistical, envi...
EXECUTIVE FORUM 2001 YOUR TRADE

Executive Forum

Is Your Trade Support Network Working?

11 Oct 2002
This publication presents a series of best practice principles and guidelines on the structure and management of a national trade support network. These concepts were developed through consultation and research conducted before the 2001 Executive Forum in Montreux and draw on the opinions express...
TROPICAL TIMBER PRODUCTS

Tropical Timber Products

Development of Further Processing in ITTO Producer Countries

14 Jun 2002
This report on tropical timber trade provides a theoretical framework for assessing national competitiveness in ‘further processing’ industries. It includes key statistics and market data, as well as regional overviews on further processing of tropical timber in Asia and the Pacific, Latin Americ...
TORTEAUX ET FARINES D

Torteaux et Farines d'Oléagineux

Les Défis du Marché pour les Pays en Développement

22 Nov 2002
Étude de marché sur les plantes, les graines, les tourteaux et les farines d'oléagineux. Cette étude examine les facteurs d'influence sur l'offre et la demande de produits d'élevage, tourteaux et farines d'oléagineux. Elle donne une vue d'ensemble de la situation et des caractéristiques du march...
CONTRACT AGRMT THE PUBLISH INDUST

Contractual Agreements in the Publishing and Printing Industry

A Practical Guide

10 May 2002
Many aspects of the publishing and printing industries are governed by contractual arrangements between the interested parties. This guide seeks to provide a range of model agreements with explanatory notes to cover the relationships between key players in this area. The contracts contained in th...
EXPORT QUALITY MNGMT ANSWER

Export Quality Management

An Answer Book for Small and Medium-sized Exporters

Series:
Trade Secrets Series
10 May 2002
The Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations significantly reduced tariff barriers to trade. However, exporters continue to face non-tariff barriers in the form of standards, technical regulations, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and conformity assessment procedures. To meet the requ...
SUCCESSFUL SERVICES EXPORTING

Successful Services Exporting

A Handbook for Firms, Associations and Governments

Series:
Services Exporting
22 Mar 2002
This Handbook addresses the trading of services, aimed at enterprises, associations and government bodies. It provides guidelines and practical hints on successful exporting, applicable to a wide range of service sectors.
CACAO GUIA DE PRACTICAS

Cocoa

Guía de Prácticas Comerciales

22 Nov 2002
Guía que describe las prácticas del comercio y de la industria y las reglamentaciones aplicables al cacao. Expone los procedimientos habituales, sistemas y técnicas usados in cada etapa de la cadena del suministro del cacao. Examina las tendencias de la producción y procesamiento del cacao, el co...
CACAO GUIDE DES PRATIQUES

Cocoa

Guide des Pratiques Commerciales

22 Nov 2002
Ce guide décrit les pratiques commerciales et industrielles, de même que les réglementations qui s'appliquent au cacao. Il expose les procédures douanières, les systèmes et techniques utilisés à chaque étape de la chaîne d'approvisionnement du cacao. Il étudie les tendances en matière de fabric...
WORLD DIRECTORY ORGANIZATIONS 2001

World Directory of Organizations Dealing with Standards, Technical Regulations, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, Eco-labeling, Quality Management and Accreditation 2001

Series:
Export Quality Management
11 Jan 2002
This trilingual directory of national, regional and international organizations dealing with standards, eco-labelling, quality control, quality management and accreditation is an invaluable resource for trade support organizations and exporters. It is a part of the International Trade Centre's (I...
MAJOR MARKETS FOR COTTON TSHIRTS

Major Markets for Cotton T-Shirts

A Survey of International Trends in Production and Trade

Series:
Textiles and Clothing: Market Development
11 Jan 2002
This publication by the International Trade Centre (ITC) is the first in a series of global market surveys on textiles and clothing products. It discusses cotton T-shirt trade in relation to WTO Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC) in the European Union, the United States and Japan. Overview ...
TRADE IN SERVICES AN ANSWER BOOK

Trade in Services

An Answer Book for Small and Medium-sized Exporters

8 Feb 2002
Services have played an important role in world trade for centuries. However, in the past 40 years, the focus of the services trade has shifted away from facilitating the trade in goods to trading in the services themselves. Dramatic changes in communications and transportation technologies have ...
PACKAGING DESIGN PRACTITIONER MANU

Packaging Design

A Practitioner's Manual

2 Nov 2001
The manual outlines essential factors to be considered when designing a package and provides a detailed overview of techniques and practices related to both structural and graphical aspects. The manual reviews safety, health and environmental issues, and discusses organization and operation of th...
CONVERTING LDC EXPORT

Converting LDC Opportunities into Business

A Strategic Response

11 Jan 2002
This publication is based on research and discussion papers prepared for the Business Sector Round Table held during the Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). It draws lessons from successful entrepreneurs in LDCs and describes how to turn opportunities into eff...
INTL TRADE RULES AN ANSWER BOOK

International Trade Rules

An Answer Book on the WTO Agreements for Small and Medium-sized Exporters

Series:
Trade Secrets Series
16 Nov 2001
This publication examines the impact of multilateral trade agreements on international trade flows. It takes a look at the world trading system (WTO) in relation to small and medium-sized enterprises and the least developed countries. It also explains the mechanism for implementing and the impact...
GLOBAL SPICE TRADE & THE URUGUAY

Global Spice Trade and the Uruguay Round Agreements, The

5 Oct 2001
This publication provides an overview of the global spice industry and trade. It assesses the impact of specific agreements such as: Agreements on Agriculture, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights on the spice trade.
MERCADEO INTL SISTEMA COMERCIO

Mercadeo Internacional y el Sistema de Comercio, El

Series:
Empresa y el Sistema Multilateral de Comercio, La
22 Nov 2002
Esta publicación trata sobre la respuesta administrativa a los desafíos reglamentarios en los mercados globales. Es un libro de referencia, que ofrece un cubrimiento total de los principios del mercadeo y de las decisiones administrativas clave que enfrentan las empresas en el ámbito reglamentari...
FORO EJECUTIVO 2000 DESARROLLO

Foro Ejecutivo 2000

Desarrollo de las Exportaciones en la Economía Digital

11 Jan 2002
La finalidad del Foro Ejecutivo 2000 fue de revisar las repercusiones de la nueva era electrónica sobre la estrategia nacional de exportación, haciendo hincapié en la evaluación de los efectos de comercio electrónico sobre el futuro comportamiento de las exportaciones.