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ITC Publications

30 March 2012
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New Publications

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Public-Private Collaboration for Export Success
Case studies from Barbados, Ghana, India, Thailand and Malaysia

This guide is a showcase of successful public-private dialogue in developing countries. It demonstrates the value of business advocacy on trade policy issues featuring the Barbadian tourism industry, customs services in Ghana, Thailand’s automotive industry, Penang, Malaysia’s export hub for electronics, and India’s textile parks.
This publication is available in English, French and Spanish.

The Coffee Exporter’s Guide
This guide is the world's most extensive, hands-on and neutral source of information on the international coffee trade. It covers trade issues relevant to coffee growers, traders, exporters, transportation companies, certifiers, associations, authorities and others in coffee-producing countries. This third edition marks the Guide's 20th anniversary and includes new material on climate change, the role of women in the coffee sector and comparison of sustainability schemes.
This publication is available in English and will be available in French and Spanish.

Export Quality Management
A Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Exporters
Published in 15 versions and customized to meet the needs of 18 countries in eight languages, this second edition of the 2001 best-seller, Export Quality Management: An Answer Book for Small and Medium-Sized Exporters, brings together information about various issues such as standardization, conformity assessment, metrology, technical regulations, accreditation, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, and WTO Agreements on Technical Barriers to Trade.
This publication is available in English and will be available in French and Spanish.

National Trade Policy for Export Success

This book helps the private sector and government policymakers weigh benefits and costs of trade policy options, and shows how reform can boost competitiveness. Cases and examples show how trade policy reform can help individual companies and industry sectors to become more competitive. Most importantly, this publication assists in the fostering of a culture of informed public-private dialogue, which is an essential component of the democratic process of policy formulation.
This publication is available in English and will be available in French and Spanish.


New technical papers
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Women in cotton: Results of a Global Survey
(available in English)

Claim Statements For Natural Products: the United States Market
(available in English)

Labelling of Natural Products for the United States Market
(available in English)

Inclusive Tourism: Environmental Management and Climate Change
(available in English)

Burkina Faso: Company perspectives - ITC series on non-tariff measures
(available in French)

The North American Market for Natural Products: Prospects for Andean and African Products
(available in English)

Product Carbon Footprinting Standards in the Agri-Food Sector (available in English)

(available in English)



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