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, July-September

Communication Skills for Negotiations
Communication skills are one of the key ingredients for successful international business negotiations. With a growing number of countries becoming actively engaged in world trade, resulting in intensified contacts between exporters and importers from...
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Environmental Engineering and Support Services: Prospects for Trade among Developing Countries
Many developing countries offer opportunities for exporters of environmental engineering and support services. The value of the world market for environmental goods and services reached an estimated US$ 448 billion in 1996. This market has widely varying...
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National Purchasing and Supply Management Associations: A Means to Reinforce Professional Skills
The functions of purchasing and supply can be strengthened through activities of national bodies of this type. Buying executives and supply officers in developing countries and economies in transition are increasingly joining purchasing and supply management...
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Promoting Business Contacts: A Guide to Organizing Buyers-Sellers Meetings
A buyers-sellers meeting can be a highly effective trade promotion technique. How to organize such an event. As part of its South-South trade promotion programme, ITC has developed an approach for assessing the potential for trade among developing and...
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