To set in motion the country's foreign trade management in a professional manner by developing trade and business knowledge of the public and private sector practitioners through top quality research, policy advice, education and training.
The Institute has three major mandates:
- Providing policy support to the government and the private sector trade bodies and associations on existing and emerging trade-related issues;
- Building trade-related capacity for government agencies and private sector enterprises through training and research; and
- Creating a policy forum for consultation between policy makers and business leaders.
To carry out its mandate, the Institute may conduct the following activities:
- Policy Advocacy