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  • How ITC works
  • 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 andcontributing to the achievement of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
  • Contributing to poverty reduction by boosting trade is a key objective of ITC’s trade related technical assistance (TRTA). This is also the focus of the Aid for Trade agenda, which underpins ITCs activities and responds to the developmental needs of the countries we work with.
    ITC actively engages the private sector within the multilateral trading system. We are committed to building export success for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing and transition countries. We facilitate export development that assures commercial viability of individual companies, empowers women economically, and works towards inclusive economic, social and environmental sustainability.

    With more than 40 years of hands-on trade and business experience in the developing world, ITC has a focused approach towards export-led poverty reduction. This is how we achieve Export Impact for Good.