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  • © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges New business realities demand new partnerships for effective trade strategies. Export strategies are the key to helping a critical mass of firms succeed, not just the ind

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Clearing up grey areas in countries' "green" economies will heighten export opportunities. Environmental products, services and technologies make up a US$ 475 billi

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Clearing up grey areas in countries' "green" economies will heighten export opportunities. Environmental products, services and technologies make up a US$ 475 billi

    Since 1964, the International Trade Centre (ITC) has helped the business sectors of developing and transition economies to develop exports. Our ultimate goal is to help these countries to achieve sustainable human development through export growth with an emphasis on competitiveness.

    Expanding trade is an effective way for countries to develop their economies and reduce poverty. Today's globalizing world offers new market opportunities, but at the same time much greater competition. With new challenges, some find it difficult to know where to turn to for help. That's where the International Trade Centre (ITC) comes in.

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges LDC businesses need help overcoming supply constraints to spur export growth . Over a period when the world economy has generally been growing and diversifying, the shar

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges A fundamental question for firms today is, "How can 'e' help me compete?" From agriculture to industrial products, consumer goods and professional services, infor

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Trade does provide economic benefits, but they may not reach the poorest people. Trade can work at three basic levels to boost a country's growth and reduce povert

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Traditional approaches to competitiveness do not fully address today's business realities . In the globalizing world of today, export constraints are diminishing: fallin

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Developing countries don't fully exploit good business matches among their firms. Exporters still tend to focus on traditional markets in industrialized countries. Thes

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Today's legal approaches aren't keeping pace with the huge rise in international business. While trade barriers are falling, legal barriers are not. The number of co

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Businesses in developing countries can't afford to ignore global trade talks . International trade agreements are reshaping national laws on where and how compani

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Women entrepreneurs can be invisible to trade and development policy-makers. Many women entrepreneurs - whether they manage large, small or micro businesses - don'

    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2004 Click on the image to view pdf. Challenges Women entrepreneurs can be invisible to trade and development policy-makers. Many women entrepreneurs - whether they manage large, small or micro businesses - don'