International Trade Forum

Magazine available in three languages focuses on trade development for developing and transition economics. It analyzes trends, opportunities, provides views from trade development experts and reports on International Trade Forum events and services.

Articles from No. 3, 1999

Business Guide to the World Trading System
New Sequel to Best-seller from ITC and the Commonwealth Secretariat A new publication, Business Guide to the World Trading System, was launched by ITC and the Commonwealth Secretariat at a meeting hosted by the British Ministry of Trade in London, United...
Business Tourism: Niches for Developing Countries
Business tourism is a lucrative, fast-growing segment of the world's largest industry sector. Good niches in business tourism exist for developing and transition economies. These countries can market themselves as cost-effective, yet exotic locales,...
From the Editor
New directions, new partnerships, new tools. This issue features recent ITC information products that help businesses and countries stay on track in today's fast-changing business world. Based on innovative alliances, new information technologies and...
International Trade Forum: The News You Can Use
What do trade promotion booklets in Malta, a purchasing journal in France, an Internet site in the Philippines and a newsletter in Tonga have in common? The answer is ITC's magazine, the International Trade Forum. As long as International Trade Forum...
ITC's Export Quality Management Services
The Export Quality Management Service of ITC assisted several Arab countries in training national experts and establishing national information facilities on provisions of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreements for Technical Barriers to Trade...
ITC Strengthens Cooperation with Brazil
Following a recent evaluation of an ITC project with the Trade Promotion Department of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil, the Ministry decided to strengthen cooperation with ITC. As a result, ITC conducted a mission to Brasilia and other cities...
Trade Must Extend to Poorer Countries
Rapid globalization, new forms of business alliances and communications developments are reshaping the international trade landscape, and bring new business opportunities between developed and developing country firms. J. Denis Belisle, ITC's Executive...
Trade Secrets: What Do First-Time Exporters Need to Know?
ITC is working with 30 institutions worldwide to create a series of national guides called Trade Secrets. The guides provide answers to the most common exporting questions. This section takes a "Close Up" look at the Trade Secrets process - questions...