The USAID Business Enabling Environment Program is pleased to invite you to attend the launch of the first-ever in Kosovo online, publicly accessible International Trade Guide (ITG)! The International Trade Guide is a Kosovo trade facilitation tool that can be utilized by persons wishing to engage in cross-border trade, covering topics, in plain language, that include Customs controls and procedures, guidance on banks and other financial institutions, financing trade transactions, dispute resolution and administrative procedures for the import and export of goods, and including the legal and regulatory base governing trade activities and a lexicon of commonly-used trade terms.
The launch event will feature discussion concerning trade and the importance of the ITG from USAID, KCC, MTI, and Customs, with an accompanying presentation of the online and publicly accessible ITG website.
The launch will be held on March 4, 2013 at the Emerald Hotel is Pristina and will begin at 11:00 a.m. Click the Event Website to see the agenda for the event.
31. Reducing fertility rates Â Family planning programs. Women in developing countries are having fewer children Â from six births per woman in the 1960s to 3.5 today. In the 1960s, only 10% of the world's families were using effective methods of family planning. The number now stands at 55 percent.
32. Fighting drug abuse ÂReduce demand for illicit drugs, suppress drug trafficking, and has helped farmers to reduce their economic reliance on growing narcotic crops by shifting farm production toward other dependable sources of income.
33. Improving global trade relations Â The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has worked to obtain special trade preferences for developing countries to export their products to developed countries with fair prices