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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.
DISENO DE ENVASES Y EMBALAJES MAN

Diseño de Envases y Embalajes

Manual del Utilizador Profesional

24 Aug 2001
Un producto no cubre el costo de su fabricación ni genera un beneficio hasta que llega al usuario final en buenas condiciones. El envase o embalaje tiene como función primordial la de garantizar una llegada segura a manos de su destinatario. En segundo lugar, ha de actuar como 'vendedor silencios...
TORTAS DE ACEITE Y HARINAS OLEAGIN

Tortas de Aceite y Harinas Oleaginosas

Los Desafíos del Mercado para los Países en Desarrollo

27 Jul 2001
Estudio de mercado sobre cultivos oleaginosos, semillas oleaginosas, tortas y harinas de aceite. Examina los factores que influyen en la oferta y demanda de productos pecuarios, tortas y harinas de aceite. Presenta un panorama de la situación y características del mercado mundial y suministra pre...
BUSINESS GUIDE THE GENERAL AGRMT

Business Guide to the General Agreement on Trade in Services

29 Jun 2001
The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) is an historical agreement covering a wide range of international service transactions. This guide presents the key features of the multilateral system of trade rules covering services. It also identifies the main opportunities and challenges that...
EXECUTIVE FORUM 2000 EXP DEV DIGIT

Executive Forum 2000

Export Development in the Digital Economy

29 Jun 2001
Summary of discussions held at Executive Forum 2000 organized by the International Trade Centre and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs in Montreux, Switzerland in September 2000 - focuses on the role and importance of digital economy in building and maintaining export performance in...
ARBITRATION & ALTERNATIVE DISPUT

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

How to Settle International Business Disputes

24 Aug 2001
This handbook focuses on available methods for preventing and resolving commercial disputes in international commerce. It examines the different types of disputes encountered in international trade and outlines the fundamental principles applicable to international commercial arbitration. Text of...
URUGUAY ROUND AGRMTS IMPLICAT

Uruguay Round Agreements

Implications for International Trade in Medical Devices

Series:
Product and Market Development
16 Nov 2001
This is an analysis of the Uruguay Round trade agreements and their implications for medical device manufacturers and exporters in developing countries. It gives an overview of international trade, business developments and evolving market liberalization in medical device sector; outlines challen...
SME & THE EXPORT DEVELOPMENT

SME and the Export Development Company, The

A Practical Guide to Forging Long-Term Business Relationships in the Export Sector

Series:
International Competitiveness Programme for SMEs
2 Nov 2001
This study focuses on the partnership between export development companies (EDCs) and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and the role of EDCs in trade development. It outlines the sequence of actions required for setting up an EDC; explains functional details of how to initiate and maint...
SELECTIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY PUBLISHED

Selective Bibliography of Published Market Reports

Series:
Trade Information
19 Oct 2001
Selected Bibliography of Published Market Reports covers various sectors, products and services of possible interest to developing countries and economies in transition of markets in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and the United States of America.
ROMANIA PARTNER FOR DEV CTRIES

Romania

A Partner for Developing Countries

Series:
Product and Market Development
19 Oct 2001
This study on trade and foreign investment opportunities in Romania, aimed at developing countries, outlines the country's economic situation and legal issues of interest to investors. It covers legislation and international agreements on foreign trade, main bodies providing assistance in relevan...
TROPICAL NUTS: A STUDY OF MARKET

Tropical Nuts

A Study of Market Opportunities in the United Kingdom

Series:
Market Development
5 Oct 2001
This study of market situation and outlook for nuts (Brazil nuts, cashew nuts, pistachios, macadamia nuts and groundnuts), in the United Kingdom covers: supply and demand aspects; consumer preferences; distribution channels; and prices; and includes a list of selected importers and sector-related...
SUPPLIER QUALITY CONFORMAN IMPORT

Supplier Quality Conformance in Import Procurement

Guide

Series:
Import Management
5 Oct 2001
This guide discusses buyer's objectives, contractual commitment, procurement quality programme, product characteristics and quality assurance; the need for identification of products, description of products and of required quality; quality assurance and conformance, quality control, inspection; ...
MARITIME TRANSPORTATION GUIDELINES

Maritime Transportation Guidelines for Importers

Guide

Series:
Import Management
5 Oct 2001
This book on sea transport discusses factors relating to transport in import procurement responsibility for international transport, the purchase contract terms, sea transport alternatives, types of cargo, types of ships, containerization; structure of sea transport services, liner and charter sh...
RUSSIAN FEDERATION TRADING PARTNER

Russian Federation

A Trading Partner for Developing Countries

Series:
Market Study
5 Oct 2001
This study analyzes the current economic environment and the distribution of foreign trade with particular reference to imports from developing countries. It also covers import regulations, customs and taxes, conditions for foreign investment and joint ventures; reviews the market for selected ex...
RUBBERWOOD STUDY THE WORLD DEV

Rubberwood

A Study of the World Development Potential

Series:
Market Study
19 Oct 2001
This study discusses resource availability, market possibilities, economics of production, social and environmental issues concerning rubberwood and byproducts in developing countries. It also includes statistical data.
WAREHOUSING TECHNIQUES FOR

Warehousing Techniques for Imported Goods

Guide

Series:
Import Management
19 Oct 2001
This study discusses warehousing of imports: objectives and functions of warehousing; warehouse planning, costs and economics; building and stockyard design, layout and structure; warehousing of hazardous goods; warehouse structure; warehouse administration and control; and training and staff dev...
WORLD DIRECTORY TRADE PROMOT 2002

World Directory of Trade Promotion Organizations and Other Trade Support Bodies

Series:
Trade Information
22 Nov 2002
This Directory includes government ministries, trade promotion organizations, import promotion offices, chambers of commerce in principal business centres and/or federations of chambers of commerce, trade associations, operational trade points and, in separate chapters, selected regional and inte...
WORLD DIRECTORY IMPORTERS 2002

World Directory of Importers' Associations

Series:
Trade Information
22 Nov 2002
This trilingual directory (English, French and Spanish) lists associations by country with product groups of interest, classified according to the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC, Rev .2), addresses and information on the number of member importers, types of services and publica...
DRIED HERBS & SPICES

Dried Herbs and Spices

A Packaging Manual

5 Oct 2001
This manual reviews products and relevant packaging standards. It explains various types of packaging methods and packaging materials used for handling and storing dried herbs and spices, and outlines current trends in retail packaging; highlights health, safety and environmental issues affecting...
NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR FRESH

North American Market for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, The

Import Regulations and Quality Requirements (CD-ROM)

19 Oct 2001
The first part of this CD-ROM contains brief descriptions of mandatory import regulations and administrative agencies in the United States of America and Canada. The second part deals with import regulations and quality requirements, which can be used as guidelines in the preparation, handling an...
EXPORT DEV ARTISANAL PRODUCTS

Export Development of Artisanal Products

Series:
Trade in Artisanal Products
19 Oct 2001
This study reviews various steps and approaches for presenting, promoting and placing artisanal products in international markets. It reviews the overall market situation and explores effective means of technical assistance and trade promotion support, and identifies major areas where they are ne...
EUROPEAN COMMUNITY MARKET

European Community Market for Cotton Yarns and Cotton Grey Cloths, The

The Changing Pattern of the International Trade in Textiles and Clothing

Series:
Product and Market Development
19 Oct 2001
This report has been written at a moment when the international trade in textiles and clothing is being reshaped after the conclusion of the lengthy Uruguay Round Negotiations at the end of 1993. Once the quantitative restrictions of the trade have been gradually phased out over a transition peri...
THESAURUS OF INTL TRADE REV3

Thesaurus of International Trade Terms

Series:
Trade Information
2 Nov 2001
This Thesaurus presents terms for use in trade information services. It also covers other documentation on subjects related to international trade, with particular reference to trade development, trade promotion, export marketing, supplies management. It covers descriptors for products, countries...