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, 1993

ITC News: Import Operations
An ITC officer carried out a one-week mission to the University of Connecticut's Institute of Public Service International (IPSI) in the United States in July, financed by IPSI, to conduct a seminar on import management for developing countries. Plans...
ITC News: Regional Roundup
Some examples of ITC's technical cooperation activities by region this quarter:* LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN ARGENTINA: Two ITC advisory missions financed by UNDP visited the country during the quarter to discuss possible future technical cooperation...
Leather Goods: Attractive Exports for Developing Countries
According to a new ITC market study, an increasing portion of the leather articles traded on the world market such as travel goods, handbags, briefcases and wallets is supplied by developing countries. As with most other products made of leather, including...
Multinational Generic Promotion: A Cost-Effective Approach
Stimulation of consumer demand is highly important for the entire range of commodities exported by developing countries. The competitive position of commodities in export markets can of course be strengthened by improving the quality of the products,...
Promoting Intraregional Trade: A Strategic Approach for Developing Countries
Trading patterns in the world change continuously in terms of both composition and direction. While current trends point to an increasing globalization of world trade, trading links are also being strengthened in some cases at the regional and subregional...
The Bureau of Indian Standards: Assistance to the Country's Exporters
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has been developing its services for India's industry since its inception in 1947. As the country's national standards body, the BIS has undertaken various measures to assist Indian exporters in developing and managing...
Using Business Practitioners in the Classroom: Some Do's and Don'ts
With the globalization and increasing complexity of trade, exporters require the latest technical skills and practical knowledge to operate successfully in the international marketplace. Many training institutions and other business organizations engaged...