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. 1, 1993

Export Production Villages: Sri Lanka's Novel Approach
The rural sector in many developing countries offers potential for increased exports, as well as for expanded employment opportunities in what is often one of the poorer segments of the economy. Introducing programmes to stimulate exports from rural...
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Favourable Outlook for Exports of Imitation Jewellery
Imports of imitation jewellery into European markets have moved up to high levels in recent years, coming to nearly US$780 million in 1991, and demand continues to expand. Because many of these articles are produced partially or entirely by hand, developing...
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Import Channels in France
France is one of the largest markets for exporters in developing countries. Information on the structure of French marketing channels is thus of interest to a considerable number of suppliers in these countries for determining the most appropriate marketing...
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Prospects for Cephalopods Bright in the U.S. Market
International trade in cephalopods more than doubled in volume and nearly tripled in value during the past decade. World imports of squid, cuttlefish and octopus in all forms (frozen, fresh, dried, salted and smoked) rose from almost 300,000 tons (valued...
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The EC's New System for Ensuring Product Quality
In parallel with the creation of its single market, the European Community (EC) has adopted a new approach to its technical legislation, mechanisms and procedures concerning standardization and quality assurance practices. These new arrangements concern...
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