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International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO

Your Partner in Trade Development
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Formation 1964
Headquarters Geneva, Switzerland
Official languages English, French, Spanish
Website www.intracen.org

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the technical cooperation agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) for operational, enterprise-oriented aspects of trade development. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Headquarters (HQ) denotes the location where most, if not all, of the important functions of an organization are concentrated. ... Hunters a cool hobo For other uses, see Geneva (disambiguation). ... An official language is a language that is given a unique legal status in the countries, states, and other territories. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ...

ITC supports developing and transition economies, and particularly their business sector, in their efforts to realize their full potential for developing exports and improving import operations.

ITC works in six areas:

 * Product and market development * Development of trade support services * Trade information * Human resource development * International purchasing and supply management * Needs assessment, programme design for trade promotion 

ITC’s technical assistance concentrates on the three issues for which it believes the need for national capacity-building is most critical: helping businesses understand WTO rules; strengthening enterprise competitiveness; and developing new trade promotion strategies.

Market Analysis Services and Tools

Market Analysis Services (MAS) are part of the Programme of Product and Market Development of the International Trade Centre (ITC) UNCTAD/WTO. Through MAS services, ITC provides on-line tools, disseminates market research and trade analysis, and conducts training programmes in market analysis for trade support institutions and the business community in developing countries.

External links

  • International Trade Centre (ITC)
  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)

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