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Strategy portfolio

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    ITC’s trade strategies are unique to each country’s opportunities, capacities and resources.

    ITC has more than 17 years of experience designing and implementing trade strategies. We offer a wide range of products to serve the diverse needs of our clients. Our service offering ranges from fully fledged national export strategies to rapidly designed strategic roadmaps. Our strategy portfolio includes:

    National trade strategies

    1ITC’s flagship strategy solution, a national export strategy is a comprehensive multisectoral and multifunctional strategy to boost a country’s exports and foreign exchange earnings.

    • National Export Strategy
    • National Tourism Export Strategy [Brochure]
    • National Service Sector Strategy
    • National Agriculture Strategy

    Trade development roadmaps

    2Rapid strategy solution designed to highlight priorities and quickly address principal constraints and opportunities for improved trade performance.

    • Strategic Trade Development Roadmap
    • Sector Value-Chain Roadmap
    • Women and Trade Roadmap
    • Youth and Trade Roadmap [Brochure]
    • Green Trade Roadmap
    • Investment Roadmap

    Sector trade strategies

    3Sector strategies are designed to develop specific products or subsectors by increasing productivity, investment, value addition, the institutional ecosystem and the regulatory environment in that sector. ITC has experience designing strategies for a range of sectors including:

    • Automotive components
    • Creative industries
    • Education services
    • Financial services
    • Fishing
    • Fruits and vegetables
    • Light manufacturing
    • Health and wellness tourism
    • Medical devices
    • Textiles and apparel

    Functional trade strategies

    3Functional trade strategies improve the set of specialized services needed to support a vibrant export sector. ITC has experience designing strategies for a range of trade support functions including:

    • Trade information
    • Branding
    • E-commerce
    • IP management
    • National quality
    • Skills development
    • SME development
    • Trade facilitation
    • Trade finance
    • Transportation

    Tourism strategies

    t strategiesTourism is trade; tourism is export. As a key sector in many developing countries, tourism makes a significant contribution to raising socioeconomic growth and foreign exchange earnings. The National Tourism Export Strategy combines the strengths and expertise of ITC and the UN World Tourism Organization (WTO) to help countries develop a resilient, high-quality and high-value added tourism industry.

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    Implementation management support


    ITC’s technical assistance does not stop with strategy design. ITC remains engaged with our clients during the strategy’s implementation. As such, ITC stands ready to assist our clients to coordinate implementation, overcome challenges, adapt the strategy to changing conditions and mobilize the donor community to further develop the country.

    If you would like to learn more about ITC's trade development strategies, please contact us.



    Enquiries should be directed to:

    Anton Said

    Chief, Trade Development Strategies Programme
    +41 (0)22 730-0588

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