Our work is focused on topics with the greatest potential to achieve the UN global goals of increased prosperity, inclusiveness, and sustainability in developing countries, especially Least Developed Countries. Explore our topic areas in more detail.
ITC’s work is demand-driven and client oriented. We provide tailored support, aligned with national objectives, to grow trade opportunities for our client micro, small and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs), business support organizations and policymakers in developing and least-developed countries. Together, we work to improve trade competitiveness, reduce poverty, and strengthen economies.
Impact areas and core services
To respond to trade development environment priorities and to maximize the contribution of MSME competitiveness to inclusion, sustainability and prosperity, ITC work focuses on five impact areas fully exploiting its technical expertise in four core services, and blending this expertise with specific tools and approaches.
Clients and partners
Our clients are micro, small and medium- sized enterprises, business support organizations and policymakers around the world. We engage with funders and partners around the world through customized engagement strategies based on complementary expertise and common value propositions.
Together, we work to improve trade competitiveness, reduce poverty, and strengthen economies.
Regions and countries
The work of ITC is global and prioritizes project implementation in Least developed countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, Small Island Developing States, Sub-Saharan Africa, post conflict and fragile states.
We support our clients and partners through a variety of programmes and projects worldwide that link to the Sustainable Development Goals and aim to bring about a more equitable world through trade.