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. 4, October-December

An Innovative Approach to Export Financing
Two countries in southern Africa have set up export financing schemes that have provided strong support for their exporters. Export financing systems, relying on properly established and managed credit guarantee and insurance mechanisms, are an important...
Assessing Requirements for Developing Your Training Capacity
A systematic review of an institution's foreign trade training capacity is a useful tool for improving the impact of its training activities. To determine ways in which they can improve or expand their foreign trade training activities, or introduce...
Least Developed Countries: Basic Information for Export Marketing
For new exporters in least developed countries, obtaining basic information on international marketing is one of the keys to success. Exporters in least developed countries entering foreign markets often need basic information on how to carry out their...
Market Information at Your Fingertips
Databases that can be accessed rapidly through new telecommunications techniques or on CD-ROM are key foreign trade tools. Obtaining trade information rapidly is often the key to selling successfully on the international market, as marketing conditions...
New Marketing Opportunities in the Russian Federation
Exporting to the Russian Federation requires knowledge of the new sales opportunities in specific product categories. According to a new ITC market study, the Russian Federation offers export opportunities for developing countries in a number of product...