The proposed project will enable exporters from the Arab States to benefit from improved national and regional trade promotion services and trade intelligence that effectively facilitate business linkages and foster exports.
The expected overall impact of the project is to contribute to the improved trade integration of Arab countries within the region and globally. The expected outcome is: Trade Support Institutions ‘overall performance is improved to offer effective, efficient and relevant trade support services to SMEs and boost intra- and inter-regional trade.
Three outputs will be delivered by the project:
Output 1: Enhanced capacity of 6 selected Trade Support Institutions (TSIs) to provide more effective support services to SMEs focusing on increased trade within the Arab region.
Output 2: One TSI regional network established that facilitates exchange of good practices and promotes regional economic integration.
Output 3: Performance improvement roadmaps for further improvement of two TSIs, validated by respective countries.