Saint Lucia nominated for World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO) Award

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 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 to ensure that trade is inclusive and sustainable
AustriaAdvantage Austria
Costa RicaExport Promotion Agency of Costa Rica ( PROCOMER )
LithuaniaEnterprise Lithuania
Saint LuciaExport Saint Lucia
SpainICEX 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.

See their story here