Useful Links (International)
Logo Organization Description
UN Comtrade The United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database (UN Comtrade) contains detailed imports and exports statistics reported by statistical authorities of close to 200 countries or areas.
FAO Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations (FAO) FAO is an international organisation improving Agriculture sector and Achieving food security around the world.
WTO World Trade Organisation (WTO) WTO helps countries to promote their trade by lowering the trade barriers, the negotiations between countries have helped to open markets for trade. But the WTO is not just about opening markets, and in some circumstances its rules support maintaining trade barriers - for example, to protect consumers or prevent the spread of disease.
USDA United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) works to support the American agricultural economy to strengthen rural communities. USA being largest trade partner of India has their own importance in policy making.
ITC International Trade Centre (ITC) ITC is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations, having information regarding Export/ import data, analysis reports etc.
USDAMarketnews Fruit and Vegetable Market News reports have provided an exchange of information among growers, shippers, wholesalers, and others on current supplies, demand, and prices of over 400 fresh fruit, vegetable, nut, ornamental, and other specialty crops. Because of the perishable and seasonal nature of fresh fruits and vegetables, prices and supplies fluctuate rapidly from day to day, and even from hour to hour. Thus, fast, timely and impartial reporting of supply, price, and market conditions helps facilitates an efficient marketing system.
AGRANET Agranet Agra net providing accurate, timely and unrivalled information on agriculture and food policy, markets and trade. It offer this information across a wide range of media, including regular print and online newsletters, online data services, one off reports and conferences.
EU Help desk This search will give you detailed information on the import requirements for your product:
>>specific requirements (e.g.. plant health, public health, labelling, etc.)
>>internal taxes (VAT and excise duties) applicable in the destination country
>>relevant laws, national authorities, border inspection posts
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD, which is governed by its 194 member States, is the United Nations body responsible for dealing with development issues, particularly international trade - the main driver of development. It offers direct technical assistance to developing countries and countries with economies in transition, helping them to build the capacities they need to become equitably integrated into the global economy and improve the well-being of their populations.
World Bank The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. It provides low-interest loans, interest-free credits, and grants to developing countries also offer support to developing countries through policy advice, research and analysis, and technical assistance.
United Nations Development Programme UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. UNDP also administers the UN Capital Development Fund, which promotes microfinance in 48 least developed countries.
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development IFAD has focused exclusively on rural poverty reduction, working with poor rural populations in developing countries to eliminate poverty, hunger and malnutrition; raise their productivity and incomes; and improve the quality of their lives.
FITA The Federation of International Trade Associations The FITA Global Trade Portal is the source for international import export trade leads, events, and links to 8,000 international trade (export import) related Websites.
The Commonwealth Development Authority (CDA) CDA's mission is to provide economic loan funds to private and public sectors for economic development.
ECIB European Chamber of International Business The ECIB is an Imports Promotion Organization in the European Union (EU) which aids development of Regions and Countries. India exporter can benefit from this site for their search of new market in EU.
ifc International Finance Corporation, a part of the World Bank group As a member of the World Bank Group, IFC is responsible for Boost shared prosperity-in every developing country.
IFOAM International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements IFOAM has occupied an unchallenged position as the only international umbrella organization of the organic world, i.e. all stakeholders contributing to the organic vision. This allows IFOAM to unite, lead and assist the organic movement - all IFOAM Affiliates - in its full diversity, while providing a common voice on relevant organic issues.
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. It measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment. OECD analyses and compares data to predict future trends. OECD set international standards on a wide range of things, from agriculture and tax to the safety of chemicals.
CBI CBI Center for promoting Imports from Developing Countries to EU CBI contributes to sustainable economic development in developing countries through the expansion of exports from these countries." Since EU is the largest market for Indian products, this site would help exporter to get market information of EU.
US-food&drug U.S. Food & Drug Administration U.S. Food & Drug Administration responsible for Protecting the public health by assuring that foods are safe, wholesome, sanitary and properly labelled; human and veterinary drugs, and vaccines and other biological products and medical devices intended for human use are safe and effective.
IFPI Information on Fresh Produce Industry Eurofruit is the leading supplier of news, information and analysis for the international fresh produce business in Europe. This would be helpful for traders as Eurofruit is publishing original and insightful content that presents a true picture of what's happening in the European fresh fruit and vegetable trade along its entire supply chain. Alongside this, Eurofruit has led the way in establishing some of the leading events for the international fresh produce sector.
IFB International Fruit Business Decofruit provides quality certification services to fresh fruits export companies mainly in western countries, being involve in fresh fruits business having some relevant information regarding fresh fruits.
IFB Netherland Flower Site Flowerweb is a free news portal for the international floriculture industry. Here you find the latest news about flowers and floral designs from all over the world. You can find in-depth information on floriculture products as well as detailed profiles of companies and floral designers..
FPJ Fresh Produce Journal Fresh Produce Journal (FPJ) is the leading supplier of news, information and analysis for the UK fresh produce business. This would be helpful for traders as Fresh Produce Journal (FPJ) is publishing original and insightful content that presents a true picture of what's happening in the European fresh fruit and vegetable trade along its entire supply chain. Alongside this, Fresh Produce Journal (FPJ) has led the way in establishing some of the leading events for the international fresh produce sector.
St. Petersberg Trade Developement Centre It is a trade promotion organization of North-West Russia, providing assistance to foreign companies in establishing contacts with potential Russian partners, suppliers and customers - and linking Russian companies with international markets. Provides wide range of trade information and trade facilitation services, so if you wish to benefit from trade with Russia, CIS, Baltic - it can provide you all the necessary tools for building successful business in our part of the globe.
CBOT Chicago board Of Trade CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average). The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to profit by accepting risk.
USDA United States Department of Commerce United States Department of Commerce is to drive U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace; the Commerce Department works to strengthen the international economic position of the United States and facilitates global trade by opening up new markets for U.S. goods and services.
UNESCO UNESCO UNESCO was created in order to respond to the firm belief of nations, forged by two world wars in less than a generation that political and economic agreements are not enough to build a lasting peace. Peace must be established on the basis of humanity's moral and intellectual solidarity.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. The Organization is recognized as a specialized and efficient provider of key services meeting the interlinked challenges of reducing poverty through productive activities, integrating developing countries in global trade.
USAID United States agency for international development United States Agency for International Development (USAID) brought together several existing foreign assistance organizations and programs. Until then, there had never been a single agency charged with foreign economic development.
WHO World Health Organisation (WHO) WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometres of land in 55 countries, the semi-arid or dry land tropics has over 2 billion people, and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these poor people to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agriculture.

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

IRRI is a nonprofits independent research and training organization and is a member of the CGIAR Consortium. IRRI’s research is being done under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Rice, also known as the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP), which the Institute leads.