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IPD now: What we have achieved so far...

Read about what we have achieved so far in our partner countries, what we are currently working on, and how companies in the European import economy are benefiting from our work in our biannual IPD UPDATE report.

Issue 01 // 2022

IPD hubs: roadmap now set

Here and there, there has been a return to something approaching normality in recent months. IPD accompanied its companies at international trade fairs. In addition, IPD experts were on the road on sourcing missions to visit the companies in the IPD programme on the ground again after a long gap. What is more, IPD was able to implement a further important project: IPD regional offices were set up in selected partner countries in the second half of 2021.

Issue 02 // 2021

IPD expands its services

In July 2021, IPD has embarked on its fourth project phase. We will be expanding our offer and taking on board two new partner countries – Morocco and Uzbekistan – in our programme. In addition to this, IPD will be opening regional offices in selected partner countries with immediate effect in order to further expand its work on the ground and, in particular, its cooperation with local export promotion organisations.

Special issue // 2020

Covid pandemic hits economies worldwide

Production is being throttled, the exchange of goods restricted, and trade relations severely cut back. Developing and emerging countries are particularly susceptible to such global upheaval. In such a situation, the work of Import Promotion Desk is more important than ever. We have reacted swiftly to the new situation and adapted our activities accordingly.

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30.06.2022 // IPD welcomes Kenya as new partner country

28.06.2022 // "Organic Sourcing for Development": IPD and GIZ present great organic variety from 15 developing and emerging countries at Biofach

05.04.2022 // Import Promotion Desk invites to virtual FAM trip to the land of four worlds

15.03.2022 // Diversity from Africa: Tropical fruits, fresh herbs and a large selection of vege- tables

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