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Creating Coalitions of Services Industries (en)

To educate policymakers about obstacles specific to trade in services, this guide is for firms, associations and trade institutions who wish to join forces through coalitions. Trade policies should reflect the voice of services firms in order to maximize growth opportunities. To advise on the creation of coalitions of services industries, this guide analyzes 26 services coalitions in order to outline the purpose, structure, financing, advocacy topics and benefits to members. It is the first of a two-part series.

Training module for small and medium sized services firms, trade support institutions and trade promotion organizations; provides an introduction and overview of Coalitions of Services Industries (CSIs), addressing fundamental questions about their purpose, structure and activities; the purpose of the training module is to help build and strengthen CSIs in developing and transition economies.