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Articles from International Trade Forum (April 1, 2003)

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A textbook case to buy regionally. 121
Africa positions itself for the global leather market: as the global leather market expands, Africa needs to act now to build on its natural strengths in leather and become a global player. A new federation representing the continent's leather interests as well as business-focused African trade gatherings are steps in the right direction. Dadaglio, Giovanni 1900
Asian automotives SMEs meet in Singapore. Brief Article 252
Cambodia: Cambodia's recipe for integrating business in trade policy development is exemplary--and may lead to Cambodia becoming the first LDC to join WTO. Siphana, Sok Brief Article 234
Ecuador signs up for 'E-Trade Bridge': Ecuador will become the 25th country to join ITC's E-Trade Bridge programme since it was launched in May 2002. Brief Article 234
Influencing market standards: a voice for developing countries. Gujadhur, Shyam K. 2430
Invest in business advocacy for WTO negotiations: in more than half the world, business interests are not sufficiently integrated into national trade negotiating positions. This can lead to governments agreeing to trade rules under which, afterwards, their firms may not be able to do business. Instead, informed, timely and targeted business advocacy can help countries conclude beneficial agreements. Naray, Peter 1734
ITC at a glance. 189
ITC hosts Competitiveness Tools Fair at headquarters. Brief Article 172
ITC in review: ITC's achievements in the last 15 months give a taste of what is to come. 1160
ITC: promoting intra-regional trade: LatinPharma 2003: forging alliances between 'natural' partners: the world market for natural products is estimated to reach US$ 100 billion by 2010. Medicinal products make up around 80% of this market. By linking up pharmaceutical and natural product companies, ITC is assisting the pharmaceutical industry in Latin America to become competitive exporters of natural medicinal products. 663
Making the most of services talks in Cancun ... and beyond. Clements-Hunt, Alison 1635
Market access barriers: a growing issue for developing country exporters? Contrary to conventional wisdom, market access barriers faced by developing country exporters are not decreasing for some of their most important export sectors. LDCs are especially at risk. Is market access simply 'unfinished business' or is it a deepening problem? ITC research suggests that we need to take a closer look. Mimouni, Mondher; von Kirchbach, Friedrich 1645
Matching Africa's firms with aid agencies. 265
Millennium Development Goals work for trade: Forum magazine interview with Eveline Herfkens. Domeisen, Natalie Interview 1015
NEPAD: a role for business: the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) is an initiative of African governments to provide a 'home-grown' response to Africa's development challenges in a globalizing environment. Through NEPAD's Business Group, businesses are partnering with governments and international agencies. 214
Path for growth confirmed at ITC annual meeting: with an increase in delivery of 21%, 2002 was a very good year for ITC. Its achievements underline ITC's relevance to trade development and confirm a path for growth in providing trade-related technical assistance. 805
Tanzania. Mlaki, Rita Brief Article 141
Textiles and clothing: what happens after 2005? Some observers predict that by 2005-06, major textile and clothing buyers will reduce by half the number of countries they source from. The challenge for countries and companies is to remain an important source for these buyers. This article explores the coming changes in the market and highlights steps governments and exporters can take now to avoid adverse impacts. Knappe, Matthias 2826
The Doha Development Agenda: what's at stake for business in the developing world? Panitchpakdi, Supachai 1164
Trade Development: involving the business community: market access and a rule-based world trading system are prerequisites for trade growth. But alone, they generate no trade at all--traders do. Let's help the private sector to become the active trade development player it ought to be. Belisle, J. Denis 719
Trade talks: is business on board? Domeisen, Natalie Editorial 506
US importers eye 2005 nervously: US importers and retailers of textile and apparel are now focused on the shift in market dynamics post-2004. Speculation is mounting as it looks ever more likely that quotas will end for WTO members. Jacobs, Brenda A. 791
USA. Simmons, Emmy 371

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