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WTPO Award 2020

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    Trade promotion organizations from Costa Rica, Georgia and Sweden received this year's top prizes for launching innovative programmes in their countries that help micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to benefit from trade opportunities.

    The 2020 World Trade Promotion Awards were presented at the International Trade Centre in Geneva, in the presence of ambassadors from the countries which were finalists for the awards. A global network of trade promotion organizations attended online, including all 18 national trade promotion organizations who were finalists for the awards. The winners were:


    • Best use of a partnership - Winner: Business Sweden


    Runners up: United Republic of Tanzania, Viet Nam


    • Best use of information technology - Winner: Enterprise Georgia (LEPL)


    Runners up: China, Malaysia


    • Best initiative for inclusive and sustainable trade - Winner: Export Promotion Agency of Costa Rica (PROCOMER)


    Runners up: Saint Lucia, Spain

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    The shortlisted nominees also included: Austria, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe. 


    Winners’ Booklet

    The Winners' Booklet,

    What makes a winner?

     offers a brief profile of each of the winning Export Development Initiatives and the good practices used by the TPOs that provide them.


    • Read the full press release, please here
    • View the Awards ceremony here
    • Watch the videos prepared by the shortlisted TPOs presenting their initiatives


    WTPO Awards 2020 Jury

    WTPO Awards 2020 Jury 1  WTPO Awards 2020 Jury 2 WTPO Awards 2020 Jury 3 WTPO Awards 2020 Jury 4



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