International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations

The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. Our aim is for businesses in developing countries to become more competitive in global markets, speeding economic development and contributing to the achievement of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals.

Our role in the UN and WTO

Formed in 1964, ITC has been the focal point within the United Nations system for trade related technical assistance (TRTA).

In line with our joint mandate from the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations through the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), we support our parent organizations’ regulatory, research and policy strategies. We focus on implementing and delivering practical TRTA projects.

Working together

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Ethiopia is the fifth fastest-growing garment producing country in the world. The textiles sector employs mostly women. ITC works with its local partner, the Center for Accelerated Women’s Economic Empowerment, to provide women with capacity building,...
Posted: July 21, 2016, 4:03 am
Palestinian businesswomen showcase textiles and jewellery at the United Arab Emirates’ International Textile Fair and during Caspian Fashion WeekFour Palestinian entrepreneurs are set to take their new textile and jewellery collections to international...
Posted: April 14, 2016, 11:09 am
To sell more goods online, sell them in person.That’s what entrepreneur Rania Kinge is doing to expand her online market, selling handmade products ranging from jewellery, bags and scarves to soaps, teas and chocolates. The goods are handcrafted by displaced...
Posted: February 12, 2016, 8:49 am
(Ramallah) – The State of Palestine’s first-ever National Export Strategy (NES) was today unveiled at a ceremony in Ramallah by Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah, Palestine Trade Centre (PalTrade) Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Barham, International...
Posted: June 1, 2015, 6:08 am
A group of Mongolian exporters of cashmere, wool and yak hair products stand to sell up to US$ 50,000 in goods after participating in the International Textile Fair in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, a trip supported by the International Trade Centre...
Posted: May 8, 2015, 12:31 pm

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