Developing Trade Consultants focuses on providing evidence-based research and analysis that is relevant to the real world issues policymakers face. To do this, it deploys cutting-edge quantitative techniques, combined with innovative policy insights. Rigorous data work can greatly contribute to the understanding of complex, on the ground problems, but it needs to be tempered by recognition that the best available solution in the developing country context is often a pragmatic, tailor-made policy.

DTC is experienced in working with developing countries, and understands the limitations that are in play in terms of resources, technology, and the absence or dysfunction of key markets. Our research and analysis is always designed to be useful to the policy community as it tries to leverage trade to promote growth and development objectives.

Areas in which DTC has successfully provided clients with rigorous, useful solutions and knowledge products include: