The service sector of world trade offers a broad range of opportunities for exporters in developing countries. Because such opportunities are not widely known among potential service suppliers, ITC has produced profiles of service categories with good export prospects for these countries. Three of these profiles, dealing with industrial design services, accounting services and back office operations, are presented here. Others will be carried in future issues of the magazine.
Profile: industrial design services
While the global market for industrial design is conservatively estimated at US$5 billion, in contrast to many other professional …