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    New Books and Technical Papers(3)


    © International Trade Centre, International Trade Forum - Issue 3/2006

    ISO 9001:2000 - A workbook for service organizations

    116 pages. Joint ITC/International Organization for Standardization (ISO) publication, presenting a set of questions, checklists and planning guides for streamlining the internal process of conformities to ISO 9001:2000 standard by professional ser-vice organizations in developing countries. Provides an overview of ISO 9001:2000 as an international quality management framework and focuses on internal decisions, discussions and planning needed in applying the ISO 9001:2000 concept and for creating the necessary quality management system in a small service organization. Appendices include a list of information sources on ISO quality management systems, tips for working with external consultants, a sample internal audit checklist for a "vertical" audit and sample questions to help staff prepare for an on-site external audit.

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    Business Guide to Trade Remedies in the European Community: Anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguards legislation, practices and procedures

    215 pages, revised edition. Guide to trade remedy (anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard) proceedings aimed at exporters from developing countries and transition economies, with particular reference to the relevant trade remedy legislation and practice of the European Community (EC) and the implementation of relevant WTO Agreements (Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994, Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures and Agreement on Safeguards). Presents general concepts of anti-dumping, countervailing and safeguard procedures in EC law, discusses trade remedy investigations and actions, and gives practical advice to exporters.

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    The Business Management System:
    A framework for international competitiveness

    142 pages. Guide presenting the concept of a business management system (BMS) as a generic structure for managing business enterprises - explains principles of BMS; describes BMS components and how they interact with each other; reviews various phases of the strategy cycle of business management; deals with developing business capabilities; outlines transaction cycle of business management, explaining the tasks involved and their importance in exporting business; appendices include BMS's failure mechanisms, a glossary of related terms, and nomenclature of BMS.

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    ITC Incorporated Joint Venture Model Agreements

    129 pages. (Trade Law Series.) Set of model agreements laying down the provisions for joint venture parties, prior to creating a joint venture company - sets out the arrangements for the formation of new jointly owned companies and their operation.

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    World Markets in the Spice Trade, 2000-2004

    111 pages. Statistical report of the world spice trade, showing export opportunities for spice-producing countries and traders. Includes import trends of major markets, price trends, market shares of leading importers and exporters and product reviews of different spices. Provides addresses of spice associations and major trade fairs. Includes quality specifications concerning food safety and import tariffs for the United States, the European Union and Japan. Contains detailed five-year time series of spice import statistics of major importers as well as export data for selected countries with significant re-exports.

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