DMI Associates carried out the WTO Accession Support Project to the Azeri Ministry of Commerce (using both European, and local staff members). As a technical assistance project it facilitated the accession of Azerbaijan to the WTO by providing direct task driven assistance to the Azeri authorities, strengthening the government’s capability to develop trade policy consistent with its international obligations…
Elaboration of an export / industrial development / investment promotion strategy for the Ivory Coast and reorganization of the country’s promotional services and agencies in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade. This included analysis and recommendations of the means of developing closer contacts and co-operation between the three main representative bodies qua producers (FNISCI), investors (CEPICI) and exporters (APEX-CI).
WTO Accession Support, commitments under general Agreement on trade in Services (GATS), with a focus on sector specific issues in telecommunications and financial services
Assistance to the Russian Federation in the development of an offer of specific commitments for the schedule of commitments under general Agreement on trade in Services (GATS), with a focus on sector specific issues in telecommunications and financial services. Advice on investment policy.
In a consortium with Metra Sofres Ltd (leader), DMI is running the industrial and business development lot (lot 6) for the provision of ST expertise.
Georgia Export Promotion Strategy (GE 08): Elaboration of the Georgia Export Credit and Export Promotion Strategy and Export Policy
Overall objective is to reduce Georgia’s large trade deficit, in the context of her eventual accession to the WTO, through the expansion of registered exports of finished and semi-finished products;
Short term objective is to produce a blueprint for the principal elements of a trade Promotion Strategy and of an Export Promotion Agency in Georgia.