Trade Policy

Trade Facilitation

We support governments in streamlining trade, regulatory, and customs procedures including the design and implementation of electronic Single Windows of international trade.

We help governments develop trade and investment promotion programs to enhance the country’s competitiveness and assist local firms in their quest to export and develop international markets.

We assist in all aspects of preferential and free trade agreements, including negotiations, advocacy, drafting, implementation, training, and compliance aspects, involving economic, legal, and public affairs.

We advise on the development of policies and projects aimed at promoting sustainable development and helping vulnerable groups to materialize the benefits of trade.

We conduct feasibility studies and state-of-the-art economic and regulatory impact assessments of preferential trade agreement and global trade changes to help governments anticipate their impact on the domestic economy, sectors, and firms, and maximize business opportunities.

We develop tailored training and trade-related capacity-building programs for governments interested acquiring the necessary tools, advanced knowledge, and skills to excel in the international trade arena.

We support governments in trade and investment disputes and the enforcement of international trade rules to overcome market access barriers or unfair competition.

Recent Client Experience

Recent Client Experience


Advised a G20 Member on the strategy, organization, content development, and technical and political consensus-building of the G20 Trade and Investment Group (TIWG) during its presidency.


Developed for the European Commission a comprehensive institutional, policy and regulatory gap analysis for the implementation of the Free Trade Agreement European Union – Mercosur, reviewing the entire trade and investment regulatory framework in each of the countries, identifying the required amendments to hundreds of pieces of legislation and providing an assessment of implications and strategy for each of them. 


Advised the Chairman of the Board of Investments of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on the design and development of an Investment Promotion Agency and the implementation of a comprehensive investment promotion strategy.


Provide strategic advice and comprehensive support to the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in trade policy, trade facilitation, digital trade, sustainable trade, export promotion, investment promotion, and public-private partnerships, among others.


Advised the Commonwealth of Dominica in the design of a digital Single Window for International Trade with the support of the Investment Climate Reform (ICR) Facility implemented by GIZ, the British Council, Expertise France, and SNV.


Carried out a regulatory assessment and economic analysis of the public procurement market in Chile and the impact of regulatory barriers on European firms.


Carried out for the World Bank an assessment of regulatory barriers for digital trade and knowledge-based services in Pacific Alliance countries.


Carried out training and capacity-building of government officials on economic impact assessment of free trade agreements in Peru and Paraguay with funding from Canada’s International Development – Global Affairs Canada and the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), respectively.


Developed for the World Bank an assessment regulatory and institutional reforms necessary to boost trade and increases competitiveness in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.