To facilitate the trading of knowledge
for the development of Thai SMEs
across the ASEAN market


To enhance the capacity building of developing countries, at both regional and sub-regional levels, in constituting economic policies and legal measures collaboratively.

To organize trainings and undertake researches that link international trade and development with globalization in order to advance human resource capabilities at both regional and sub-regional levels.

To support and enhance regional economic integration through the exchange of experiences and knowledges.

To be a dedicated trainings and activities centre in collaboration with UNCTAD and other international organizations that focus on trade and development.



  1. To promote and strengthen regional integration in the area focus to serve with the national strategy
  2. To enhance the capacity building of human resource and establish the international cooperation on trade and development in the region and sub-region
  3. To provide knowledge in formulating trade and development policies, as well as, determining appropriate international trade measures and investment


To reduce

trade barriers and restriction on trade, goods, services and investment together with in the area of regional tourism

To promote

and strengthen the cooperation in ASEAN member countries to empower trade negotiation in the global trade

To cooperate

with UNCTAD and universities in order to conduct the training in the field of international trade and development for the intermediate and high level personnel

To provide

the platforms and connecting to knowledge management and academic information to enhance international cooperation on trade and development

To develop

the quality of services and manage to be a digital organization

Authority ITD


To provide knowledge to participants from countries in the Asian region and beyond through training and research programmes in the area of international trade, finance, investment and development and in other relevant areas to enable them to adjust effectively to the globalization and liberalization process


To assist developing countries in the Asian region in building their capacities to formulate appropriate economic policies and legislative adjustments in accordance with their policies


To promote and strengthen regional economic cooperation and integration through sharing and exchanging of experiences and knowledge


To serve as a focal point and provide a forum for training and capacity-building activities by UNCTAD and other interested organizations