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, 1995

A Promising Market for Fruit Juices: Central and Eastern Europe
According to a new ITC market study, several countries in central and eastern Europe are emerging as promising markets for fruit juices. Although these markets are still small and account for less than 2% of total world imports their total imports of...
Introducing the Ecolabelling Concept: Experience of Colombia
Ecolabelling schemes have developed rapidly over the last several years, especially in Europe, with an increasing impact on international marketing. Because of the growing importance of such schemes, exporters in developing countries should understand...
ITC News
* UN Conference on WomenAn ITC delegation headed by the Executive Director, Mr. J. Denis Belisle, participated in the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing from 4 to 15 September. Mr. Belisle gave a statement entitled "The Strategic Role of the...
Market-Oriented Public Procurement Systems
Developing and improving public procurement operations is essential for achieving a successful evolution from a planned to a market economy. Measures to introduce effective public procurement regulations and procedures can bring various benefits to a...
Meeting Eco-Requirements for Export: Example of Indian Textiles
Ecological considerations are becoming important factors in the marketing of consumer goods, including textiles, all over the world. Exporters of textile goods must therefore be in a position to adapt their products and processing techniques to comply...
Setting ITC's Technical Cooperation Priorities
New priorities for ITC's future technical cooperation programme were presented to ITC's annual Joint Advisory Group (JAG) meeting in Geneva from 29 May to 2 June, in a paper by the Executive Director entitled "Priority-setting Review." The meeting gave...
Trade Promotion in Germany: The BfAI
In recent years foreign trade promotion has clearly gained in importance in Germany, a result of changes in both the world economic environment and Germany. International competition for markets and investment has become tighter and the globalization...