Trade Development Strategy and Strengthening Capacity for Trade in the New Global Context

Course Duration: 
2 Weeks
Public Sector Capacity Building
Tuition Fee: 
2 500.00 USD

​This course ​description ​is indicative, and only for reference ​purposes. The course is not scheduled unless advertised in our calendar. If you are interested in this course​,​ or require a customized course​ that is similar to this​, please note that ​fees start from USD ​25,000 for a two-week course. This fee is for a customized course for ten or fewer participants. For additional participants, the fee is USD 2500 ​per participant.

​For these fees, the client may customize the course to the precise needs ​of the client's organization. Scheduling will be in consultation with the client.

Participants: Business leaders, government ministers and public leaders, policy makers, trade promotion and regulatory managers, think tanks, universities, and civil society actors who seek to equitably advance the private sector.

Course Brief: Despite sustained efforts, many of the poorest countries and communities have not yet been able to integrate successfully into global markets, and hence to participate in the growth-inducing and poverty-reducing benefits of trade. To address this shortfall, the trade, aid and finance communities have developed more coherent strategies to help developing countries integrate with the global economy. This course explores and applies these strategies, and guides practitioners in building a country’s capacity for trade.

The purpose of this course is to strengthen trade capacity for development. As such, it centers on the four principal components of a robust trade development strategy, namely, trade facilitation, trade infrastructure development, trade promotion and, trade relations management, and helps countries put in place sustainable trade policy frameworks and processes. It also explores Asia intra-regional trade development, strategies, opportunities, and leadership.