UNCTAD provides NTM policy support for developing countries on the negotiation of trade agreements, domestic policy reform, and enhance regulatory transparency.
Policy support encompasses various areas, including providing:
- Tailor-made analysis to help policymakers to assess the economic effect of NTMs on trade from a regional perspective;
- Capacity-building workshops to raise awareness of NTMs at the technical and political level (through face-to-face and Online Training);
- Technical assistance to developing and least-developed countries in developing good regulatory practices as well as closing transparency and knowledge gap on NTMs for business to increase their export potential.
The Trade Analysis Brach fulfills this mission through the following major products: