International trade and regional integration

Project title

Start date

End date

Geographical area

Client (Funding)

Long-term Support to the LDC (Least Developed Countries) Group on WTO issues

2019

2022

Switzerland

TAF2+ / DFID

Ex-Post Evaluation of the implementation of the Trade Agreement between the EU and its Member States and Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

2020

2021

EU/Colombia, Peru and Ecuador

EU DG Trade

Improving the Trade Facilitation Environment in Eastern Africa through Knowledge Generation and Capacity Building

2020

2021

IGAD countries

AfDB

Gender, Social Inclusion and Trade Network

2019

2021

Global

TAF2+ / DFID

Impact Assessment for a future GSP Regulation granting trade advantages to developing countries

2019

2020

EU / Developing countries

EU DG Trade

Support to the development of the Moroccan Standardisation Institute (IMANOR)

2019

2020

Morocco

EU

Support to WTO accession and implementation of the Regional EPA

2019

2020

Comoros

EU / EDF

Preparation of the second phase of Aid for Trade Initiative for the Arab States (AfTIAS 2)

2019

2020

Arab Countries

ITFC

Alternatives to Methyl-Bromide Treatment

2018

2020

EU / Canada

EU

Sustainability Impact Assessment in support of the negotiations of free trade agreements between the EU and Australia, and the EU and New Zealand

2019

2019

EU/Australia/ New Zealand

EU DG Trade

Alternatives for Determining Normal Value in Anti-Dumping Proceedings

2019

2019

UK

UK DIT

Impact Assessment of a post-EPA bilateral trade agreement between Cameroon and the United Kingdom

2019

2019

Cameroon

TAF2 / DFID

Assessment of Revenue Impacts of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the EU on CARIFORUM countries

2019

2019

CARIFORUM countries

EU / EDF

Impact assessment of Ethiopia’s participation in the AfCFTA

2019

2019

Ethiopia

UNECA

Development of a National Agricultural Trade Policy

2019

2019

Ethiopia

Government of Ethiopia

Sustainability Impact Assessment of the modernisation of the trade pillar of the EU-Chile Association Agreement

2018

2019

EU / Chile

EU DG Trade

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Duty and Tax Exemptions for Agricultural Inputs and Services

2018

2019

Ethiopia

AGRA

Export Diversification Study

2017

2019

Angola

AfDB

Support in Formulating the National Trade Policy

2018

2019

Ethiopia

IFC

Identification of Expanded Trade and Investment Plans for three countries (Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana) to be supported by the UK

2018

2018

Central and West Africa

TAF2 / DFID

Strengthening Senegal’s Trade Capacity: Trade Facilitation, Market Access and Trade Defence Measures

2017

2018

Senegal

EU / EDF

Assessment of the competitiveness of services in Lebanon and impact of WTO accession

2017

2018

Lebanon

EU

Support to the formulation of actions for the implementation of the Stepping Stone Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

2017

2018

Ghana

EU / EDF

CARICOM: Study on Feasibility and Impact of Entering into Free Trade Agreements with Panama and the Central American Common Market, Members of Mercosur and other selected Countries in South America

2017

2018

CARICOM countries

AECID

Support the State Customs Committee in preparation for accession to the Common Transit Convention (CTC) and Convention on Simplification of Formalities in Trade of Goods (SAD) as well as joining a New Computerized Transit System (NCTS)

2017

2018

Azerbaijan

EU

CARICOM: Review of Common External Tariff (CET) and Rules of Origin (RoO) regime

2017

2018

CARICOM countries

AECID

Economic Impact Assessment of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

2016

2018

EU/Vietnam

EU DG Trade

WTO Accession of the Bahamas – Vulnerability Assessment Study

2016

2018

Bahamas

IADB

Cost-Benefit Analysis of Cereals Export Bans

2017

2017

Ethiopia

AGRA

Identification and formulation of a programme to support reforms aimed at facilitating trade between Tunisia and the EU in industrial and agricultural sectors

2017

2017

Tunisia

EU

Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine in the Implementation of New Legislation on Technical Regulations, Conformity Assessment, Metrology and Standards

2016

2017

Ukraine

EU

Tunisia: Technical Assistance to Support the Start of Negotiations for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (ALECA)

2016

2017

Tunisia

EU

Analysis of SPS and TBT Provisions to support implementation of the EU-SADC EPA

2016

2017

Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland

EU / EDF

Development of ToR for a project to Support to the development of a Geographical Indications System (GIS)

2016

2017

Ukraine

EU

Institutional Strengthening for EPA Implementation – Development of a National Quality Policy

2016

2017

Bahamas

Caribbean Development Bank

Gender Sensitive Services Policy and Expansion Plan

2016

2017

Antigua and Barbuda

EU / EDF

Economic Impact Assessment of the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and the EAC: A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) analysis

2015

2016

EU/EAC

EU DG Trade

Study of the EU-Turkey Bilateral Preferential Trade Framework, including the Customs Union, and an Assessment of its Possible Enhancement

2015

2016

EU/Turkey

EU DG Trade

Support to the LDC Group in the WTO in relation to the Services Waiver and preparation of the WTO Nairobi Ministerial Conference (MC10)

2015

2016

Switzerland/ all LDCs

DFID/TAF

Coaching services and technical input to the drafting of the ISO Action Plan for Developing Countries (2016-2020)

2015

2015

Switzerland/ Developing countries

ISO

Development of a Guide on Ethiopian Customs Procedures and Requirements (Customs Guide)

2015

2016

Ethiopia

IFC

CARICOM: Consultancy to Strengthen the CSME Regulatory and Market Regimes

2014

2016

CARICOM countries

EU / EDF

Support to WTO Accession

2014

2016

Comoros

DFID / TAF

Implementation of Namibian Standards Institute Strategic Objectives

2015

2016

Namibia

EU / EDF

Economic Impact Assessment of the trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA): A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) analysis

2015

2015

EU/Canada

EU DG Trade

Trade-related Regulatory Impact Assessments

2015

2015

Mauritius

EU / EDF

Development of a legal framework for food safety, animal and plant health

2015

2015

Papua New Guinea

EU / EDF

CARICOM: Technical Assistance for the Completion of Harmonized Customs Legislation and Regulations

2014

2015

CARICOM countries

EU / EDF

Support for the establishment of a trade remedy investigating authority and training of officials to conduct investigations (two projects, 2010 & 2014-15)

2010

2015

Mauritius

EU / EDF

Formulation of an institutional development project for the Tunisian Customs Administration

2014

2015

Tunisia

EU

Development of a framework for the establishment of a regime for the free circulation of goods in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States – OECS (2 projects; 2010-11 & 2015)

2010

2015

OECS

CIDA & IADB

Support to the Ministry of Industry and Trade Related to Tripartite FTA Negotiations

2014

2014

Mozambique

DFID / TAF

Identification and Assessment of the Underlying Reasons Affecting CARICOM’s Trade Performance under the Existing Bilateral Trade Agreements with the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela

2013

2014

CARICOM countries

AECID

Support to WTO accession and trade policy formulation

2012

2014

Liberia

ITC

Workshop on Tajikistan’s Accession to the WTO and Planning for the Elaboration of Sector-Specific and Market Studies

2012

2012

Tajikistan

GIZ

Central Africa: Technical assistance to support the formulation of a regional master plan for the development of trade in services in the framework of the EPA with the European Union

2011

2012

Central Africa

EU / EDF

Central Africa / Cameroon: Technical assistance to strengthen the capacities of the region in trade policy and international trade negotiations

2011

2012

Central Africa / Cameroon

EU / EDF

Evaluation of the European Union’s Trade Defence Instruments

2010

2012

European Union

EU DG Trade

Preparation of a national trade development strategy

2010

2010

Djibouti

EU / EDF

Legal drafting support and capacity building in trade-related laws and regulations

2010

2010

Federated States of Micronesia

EU / EDF

Sensitisation of stakeholders about WTO services liberalisation and its implications (2010; EDF)

2010

2010

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

EU / EDF

Feasibility study for a regional training programme on quality infrastructure at the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ)

2010

2010

CARICOM

EU / EDF

Review, analysis and drafting of trade related legislation for WTO compliance

2009

2010

Malawi

EU / EDF

Capacity building of the National Commission of Unfair Trade Practices and Safeguard Measures

2009

2010

Dominican Republic

EU / EDF

Support for the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) – completing the regime for trade in goods and development of a safeguards regime

2008

2010

CARICOM

IADB

Post-WTO accession support – assistance in meeting commitments in trade in services, reduction of customs tariffs, customs procedures, sanitary and phyto-sanitary (SPS) rules and technical barriers to trade (TBT)

2008

2009

Cape Verde

EU / EDF