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      Afghanistan launches National Trade Policy

      Afghanistan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched the National Trade Policy for the country. The policy takes centre stage in transforming the direction of Afghanistan’s productive sectors toward producing and exporting high value-added products. The policy document outlines the key principles and strategies that will guide the Afghanistan’s strategic integration into global markets. Afghanistan National Trade Policy is the result of a comprehensive design process, led by the International Trade Centre (ITC) with input from public and private stakeholders, intended to capitalize on the access to international markets enabled by Afghanistan’s July 2016 accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO), see here.

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      AFGHANISTAN NATIONAL EXPORT STRATEGY: ‘PEACE THROUGH PROSPERITY, PROSPERITY THROUGH TRADE’

      In order to assist Afghanistan in achieving its full export potential, the Afghan Government requested the International Trade Centre.
      Update: For special interview with Arancha Gonzalez, Executive Director of International Trade Center (ITC) and Pierre Mayaudon, European Union Ambassador in Afghanistan, discussing NES, see here.

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      Afghanistan, WTO and International Trade Programme - Advancing Afghan Trade Project

      Learn how Afghan trade officials and business representatives are expanding their skills to foster trade-led growth in the country, through a training programme that is part of the Advancing Afghan Trade project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union.

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      Improving knowledge on metrology to grow Afghan exports

      Learn how Afghan officials from the Afghanistan National Standards Authority ANSA are building their skills in the area of metrology. The training and follow up work which is part of the Advancing Afghan Trade project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union, will enable ANSA to overcome technical barriers in trade and improve quality of the goods through successful usage of metrology.

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      Growing Afghan exports by developing food safety authority

      Learn how the Afghan government is making strides to develop a food safety authority to grow exports through the support of the Advancing Afghan Trade project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union.

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    Interview with Mr Abdul Karim Malikyar about ANTP

     

    Afghanistan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched the National Trade Policy for the country. The policy takes centre stage in transforming the direction of Afghanistan’s productive sectors toward producing and exporting high value-added products..


    Interview with Ms Manizha Wafeq about ANTP

     

    Afghanistan’s Ministry of Industry and Commerce launched the National Trade Policy for the country. The policy takes centre stage in transforming the direction of Afghanistan’s productive sectors toward producing and exporting high value-added products.


    ISO training: Khanwali Arsalah, Acting Head Certification Department

     

    The ISO 22 000 and ISO 19011 training helped participants learn about food safety, auditing and monitoring and evaluation for auditing process. They also received information and guidance on improvement, non-conformity and corrective actions. The training was tailored for officials from Afghanistan National Standards Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and livestock, Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Industry and Commerce (EPD). Representatives from the private sector also attended the training which helped familiarize them with the substance of the standards and implementation. The training was organized under Advancing Afghan Trade - an initiative by the European Union and the International Trade Centre (ITC).


    ISO training: Mumtaz Yusefzai, CEO Women Network for Business Development

     

    The ISO 22 000 and ISO 19011 trainings helped participants learn about food safety, auditing and monitoring and evaluation for auditing process. They also received information and guidance on improvement, non-conformity and corrective actions.

    The training was tailored for officials from Afghanistan National Standards Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and livestock, Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Industry and Commerce (EPD). Representatives from the private sector also attended the training which helped familiarize them with the substance of the standards and implementation. The training was organized under Advancing Afghan Trade - an initiative by the European Union and the International Trade Centre (ITC).


    ISO training: Elyas Rastegar, Managing Director of KIA Research and Development Company

     

    The ISO 22 000 and ISO 19011 training helped participants learn about food safety, auditing and monitoring and evaluation for auditing process. They also received information and guidance on improvement, non-conformity and corrective actions.

    The training was tailored for officials from Afghanistan National Standards Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and livestock, Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Industry and Commerce (EPD). Representatives from the private sector also attended the training which helped familiarize them with the substance of the standards and implementation. The training was organized under Advancing Afghan Trade - an initiative by the European Union and the International Trade Centre (ITC).


    Ahmad Fahim Didar, Executive Director of AGHAEZ and co-founder SEEN

     

    Mr. Didar highlights the support received from EU funded Advancing Afghan Trade Project, implemented by the ITC. The project supported the Start-up and Emerging Entrepreneur Network (SEEN) in building its institutional capacity, providing better services to start-ups and in policy level support. SEEN secured a seat in the structure of High Economic Council of Afghanistan (HEC).


    Ms. Benazir Yakta, CEO of Benazir Yakta Trading Company

     

    Ms Yakta, a woman entrepreneur, talks about the training on new export procedures that she received under the EU funded Advancing Afghan Trade Project. The training has helped her learn more about export procedures, packaging and Incoterms and other themes related to exporting their goods.


    Khan Jan Alokozay - Afghanistan National Trade Policy

     

    TRADE POLICY LEARNING PROGRAMME: PARTICIPANT INTERVIEWS

    METROLOGY TRAINING PROGRAMME: PARTICIPANT INTERVIEWS

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      Market access opportunities through improved quality standards

      Meet Dur Mohammad Sangin, Metrologist, ANSA. He explains how a lack of a standard certification on many exported products in Afghanistan is the result of an outdated metrology system. Learn further his thoughts on how Advancing Afghan Trade, a project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union, is helping the Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA) to develop a regulatory system for metrology.

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      Learning from Indian experience in metrology

      Meet Mohammad Yasemi, General Manager, Metrology Lab, ANSA. He explains the importance for Afghanistan National Standards Authority (ANSA) to develop calibrating measurement devices to enhance their current ability to improve quality management and also to be more familiar with certification templates used in operating a metrology lab. Learn further how Advancing Afghan Trade, a project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union is assisting.

    FOOD SAFETY TRAINING: PARTICIPANT INTERVIEWS

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      Better understanding roles in Afghan food safety

      Meet Sayed Reza Sadat, Plant Pathologist, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock. He explains that a key challenge in the area of food safety in Afghanistan is the lack of clear understanding of responsibility for the multiple government ministries and authorities involved. Learn how Advancing Afghan Trade, a project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union, is assisting..

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      Learning from the Indian experience in food safety

      Meet Ahmad Rashed Ahmadyar, Food Safety General Manager, Ministry of Public Health. He shares what he learned from Indian authorities about exporting and importing food items in compliance with food safety standards. Learn how Advancing Afghan Trade, a project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union, is assisting.

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      Exploring key challenges in Afghan food safety

      Meet Ahmad Faridon, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) Focal Point, Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock. He explains the many challenges in the area of food safety in Afghanistan, including the lack of technical staff and illegal food imports for Pakistan and Iran, among others. Learn how Advancing Afghan Trade, a project implemented by ITC and funded by the European Union, is assisting.

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