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 Vol. 26, January-March

Centre News
Centre news Technical meeting A technical meeting was organized by ITC in Geneva from 22 to 24 January to review an evaluation report prepared by an independent consultant on ITC's export packaging and export quality control activities and also...
Cotton Household Textiles - Opportunities for Exporters
COTTON HOUSEHOLD TEXTILES - OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPORTERS Imports are playing an increasingly important role in the large West European market for cotton household textiles, according to a new study. Although total consumption of cotton bed linen, towels...
Determining Users' Needs for Trade Information
DETERMINING USERS' NEEDS FOR TRADE INFORMATION A trade information service (TIS) can play its role effectively only if it provides information that is of direct, practical use to its clients. This should be information that is not supplied by other...
Expanding Export Role for Developing Countries - Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils
EXPANDING EXPORT ROLE FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES - OILSEEDS AND VEGETABLE OILS Oilseeds, oleaginous fruits and vegetable oils form one of the largest groups of agricultural commodities traded internationally in value terms (after cereals, meat and fishery...
Export Training in the '90S
EXPORT TRAINING IN THE '90s In a dynamic business environment, particularly in the international marketplace where competition is continuously increasing and technological innovations are constantly being made, export enterprises need staff who are...
How Honduras Developed Exports of Artificial Flowers
HOW HONDURAS DEVELOPED EXPORTS OF ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS Artificial flower exports produced by 360 women in seven rural communities in southern Honduras came to US$120,000 in 1988 and $300,000 in 1989. They are expected to reach the $500,000 mark this...
Markets Briefs: An Effective Information Tool
MARKET BRIEFS: AN EFFECTIVE INFORMATION TOOL Short reports outlining specific market opportunities for selected products can often be one of the most effective ways to provide exporters with practical trade information. Such "market briefs" have the...