The International Trade Centre (ITC) today announced that 18 national trade promotion organizations have been shortlisted for the 2020 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO) Excellence in Export Initiatives Awards, with Saint Lucia being the only island in the Caribbean Region selected.
The WTPO Awards 2020 received 60 applications, the highest number since the awards were created in 2004. The shortlisted organizations
are competing in three categories:
|Best initiative to ensure that trade is inclusive and sustainable|
|Costa Rica||Export Promotion Agency of Costa Rica ( PROCOMER )|
|Saint Lucia||Export Saint Lucia|
|Spain||ICEX Spain Exports and Investments|
The winners will be announced at the 13th WTPO Conference in Accra, Ghana, on 14 October.
St. Lucia was recognised for its work with Seamoss farmers.