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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...
ANTI DUMPING PROCEEDINGS

Anti-Dumping Proceedings

Guidelines for Importers and Exporters

Series:
Uruguay Round Follow Up
5 Oct 2001
Guide to Anti-dumping Proceedings is aimed at importers and exporters from developing countries, with particular reference to the 'Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of GATT 1994'. The guide presents the general concepts, discusses anti-dumping investigations and outlines actions following...
AFRICA LEATHER TRADE DIRECTORY

Africa

Leather Trade Directory

Series:
Trade Information
5 Oct 2001
This directory lists enterprises by country, with full address information (as available), type of activity and products handled. It also lists enterprises by product group and in alphabetical order.
ECO LABELLING & OTHER ENVIRO

Eco-labelling and Other Environmental Quality Requirements in Textiles and Clothing

Implications for Developing Countries

Series:
Trade Development Services
5 Oct 2001
This publication presents a selection of papers presented at the Workshop on Eco-labelling and other Environmental Quality Requirements for Trade of Developing Countries in Textiles and Clothing, held at ITC on 20-23 June 1995. The study discusses selected eco-labelling schemes and implications f...
RUBBER PRODUCTS OVERVIEW MAJOR

Rubber Products

An Overview of Major Markets and Opportunities for Developing Countries

Series:
Market Development
19 Oct 2001
This market study aimed at exporters in developing countries presents an overview of the international market and discusses possibility for the expansion of South-South trade. It also examines the impact of Uruguay Round agreements on trade in rubber products and outlines market situation and cha...
PROCUREMENT OF IMPORTED INPUTS FOR

Procurement of Imported Inputs for Industry

Guide

Series:
Import Management
5 Oct 2001
This guide on handling imported material inputs aimed at manufacturing enterprises reviews the importance and the role of purchasing in the context of production planning and management; covers forecasting market demand, planning and scheduling of material requirements and sourcing of material su...
POLAND PARTNER FOR DEV CTRIES

Poland

A Partner for Developing Countries

Series:
Market Development
5 Oct 2001
This Guide is aimed at developing countries' traders. It discusses Polish foreign trade structure; surveys import trends and prospects for product groups of interest to developing countries; reviews Polish exports and market prospects in developing countries; discusses foreign investment; include...
MANUAL THE PACKAGING OF

Manual on the Packaging of Furniture

Series:
Trade Development Services
5 Oct 2001
This guide explains how furniture should be packaged for safe transit from the manufacturer to the final customer; examines damage to which various forms of furniture are susceptible and how it is caused; discusses implementation of required packaging standards to avoid damage and reviews testing...
INTL PROCUREMENT OF CRUDE OIL

International Procurement of Crude Oil and Petroleum Products

Guide

Series:
Import Management
5 Oct 2001
This study provides guidelines on petroleum procurement requirements. It reviews international market structure; discusses problems encountered by developing countries; covers transportation aspects; management of market Information services; procurement methods and risk management; procurement p...
HNDBK FOR TRAINERS INTL PURCHASING

Handbook for Trainers in International Purchasing and Supply Management

Series:
Import Management
2 Nov 2001
This guide, aimed at trainers in developing countries, defines concept of international purchasing and supplies management. It focuses on practical aspects related to planning, implementation and evaluation of training events. It also includes questionnaires, checklists and sample forms.
FRUIT JUICES A STUDY SELECTED ASIA

Fruit Juices

a Study of Selected Markets in Asia

Series:
Market Development
5 Oct 2001
This market study on fruit juices in Hong Kong, Japan, Republic of Korea and, Singapore gives an overview of the world trade. For each country it reviews supply and demand, imports and exports, market characteristics, distribution channels, food laws and regulations, and customs duties. It also i...
FINANCING MEANS & SOURCES

Financing Means and Sources

A Guide to Financing Export Projects

Series:
Trade Development Services
22 Nov 2002
Financing Means and Sources - A Guide to Financing Export Projects focuses on means and sources of export project financing and their implications for developing countries, as well as ways of determining a project's optimal capital structure and ensuring its liquidity.
AFRICAN CASES IN INTERNATIONAL

African Cases in International Business

Series:
Human Resource Development
5 Oct 2001
This book is a training manual on international business management, which includes specific case studies as well as readings on skills and techniques of case discussion and the learning process. The first part explains learning process framework and provides practical guidelines on how to prepar...
IMPORT PROCUREMENT & MATERIALS

Import Procurement and Materials Management of Automotive Spare Parts

Series:
Import Management
2 Nov 2001
This guide discusses production and distribution of spare parts and import procurement management. It also provides information on pricing, transport, and inventory management. The appendices list automotive industry organizations, spare parts suppliers, organizers of fairs and exhibitions.
DRIED/DEHYDRATED TROPICAL FRUIT: A

Dried/Dehydrated Tropical Fruit

A Survey of Major Markets

Series:
Market Development
5 Oct 2001
This publication presents a market study on dried or dehydrated tropical fruit reviewing world market situation and, for countries covered, gives comments and data on supply and demand. It also outlines distribution channels, import regulations and customs duties, and lists of selected importers ...
MANAGING EXPORT TRAINING STRATEG

Managing Export Training

Strategies, Policies and Principles for Developing Countries

Series:
Human Resource Development
19 Oct 2001
This book discusses export marketing and the role of trade promotion infrastructure in training of exporters and service staff. It also addresses the issue of development of a national training strategy and strategic choices for training institutions. Some of the other subjects covered include fi...
INCOME GENERATING ACTIVIT CHAMBERS

Income-Generating Activities of Chambers of Commerce

19 Oct 2001
This study discusses the aims and role of a chamber of commerce; variety of services that can be provided, including trade promotion activities, publications, training events and office services, their pricing and self-financing when feasible as well as legal and administrative considerations. Ap...
IMPROVING PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Improving Public Procurement Systems

Guide

Series:
Import Management
19 Oct 2001
This textbook focuses on institutional and policy issues affecting public procurement in developing countries. It covers scope and policy objectives and summarizes essential features. It discusses public procurement organization and coordination as well as staff development and training issues.
BID EVALUATION IN IMPORT

Bid Evaluation in Import Procurement

Guide

Series:
Import Management
5 Oct 2001
This guide on the evaluation of bids and offers from foreign suppliers is aimed at public sector or other importing organizations in developing countries. The book covers procurement terminology and methods; pre-evaluation activities, invitation to bid, preparation of bid documents; establishing ...
EXHIBITION STAND DESIGN

Exhibition Stand Design

Series:
Market Communications
A Handbook on design and construction of stands for trade fairs and exhibitions, with emphasis on national stands. The handbook covers basic factors behind effective stand design; design criteria; site selection; stand layout; product display; graphics and audio-visual presentations; lighting; us...
INFO TECHN CTRY PROFILE POLAND

Information Technology

Country Profile - Export Potential, Poland 2000

Series:
Global Technology Markets
22 Nov 2002
This study focuses on information technology (IT) sector in Poland. It reviews the country's general economic environment and its national export diversification policy; gives an overview of Poland's exports and imports, as well as market situation and characteristics for selected information tec...
INFO TECHN CTRY PROFILE ARMENIA

Information Technology

Country Profile - Export Potential, Armenia 2000

Series:
Global Technology Markets
22 Nov 2002
This study focuses on information technology (IT) sector in Armenia. It reviews the country's general economic environment and its national export diversification policy; gives an overview of Armenia's exports and imports, as well as market situation and characteristics for selected information t...
INFO TECHN CTRY PROFILE CZECH REP

Information Technology

Country Profile - Export Potential, Czech Republic 2000

Series:
Global Technology Markets
22 Nov 2002
This study focuses on the information technology (IT) sector in the Czech Republic. It reviews the country's general economic environment and its national export diversification policy; gives an overview of the country's exports and imports, as well as market situation and characteristics for sel...
INTL MARKETING TRADING SYST

International Marketing and the Trading System

22 Nov 2002
This study deals with marketing principles and key managerial decisions facing small and medium-sized enterprises in developing and transition economies. It identifies and analyzes regulatory problems in export markets and presents case studies illustrating how business firms, in a variety of cou...
OFFSHORE BACK OFFICE OPERATIONS

Offshore Back Office Operations

Supplying Support Services to Global Markets

16 Nov 2001
This study focuses on back office operations (distance delivery of range of non-core service functions), as a way of doing business that offers significant business opportunities for governments and service firms in developing and transitional economies. It explains the phenomenon and types of ba...