Enterprise Georgia shortlisted for World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO) Awards 2020

  • The winners will be announced on October 14 at the 13th WTPO Conference in Accra, Ghana. Photo: Nino Alavidze/Agenda.ge.

Agenda.ge, 8 Jul 2020 - 18:26, Tbilisi,Georgia

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has selected 18 national trade promotion organisations including Enterprise Georgia which will take part in the 2020 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO) Awards.

The competition, open to all national trade promotion organisations, recognises excellence in trade support services. They celebrate organisations that excel in innovative, effective export development initiatives. The organisations must show that they help micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to become competitive in international markets,” says the International Trade Centre.

The shortlisted organisations are competing in the three following categories:

  • Best use of a partnership - Colombia, Egypt, Sweden, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Netherlands, Viet Nam, Zimbabwe;
  • Best use of information technology - Brazil, China, Georgia, Malaysia, Portugal, United Arab Emirates;
  •  Best initiative for inclusive and sustainable trade - Austria, Costa Rica, Lithuania,  Saint Lucia, Spain.

The first category demonstrates strong service delivery through key partnerships; the second focuses on efficiency through new technologies; and the third showcases solutions that contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” says the International Trade Centre.

The WTPO Awards 2020 received 60 applications, the highest number since the awards were created in 2004.

The winners will be announced on October 14 at the 13th WTPO Conference in Accra, Ghana.

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