Negotiate trade agreements. Intelligently.

TINA helps you with the negotiation of trade agreements by providing insights into current tariffs, non-tariff measures (NTMs), agreements and bilateral trade flows, as well as identifying commodities to negotiate better tariffs on, evaluate the impact of lower tariffs and much more...

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TINA = Trade Intelligence & Negotiation Adviser

TINA aims to assist ESCAP member States in the negotiation of trade agreements, with the ultimate objective of enhancing trade in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For instance, TINA provides insights into the following:

Who to negotiate with?

Which economies do you already have agreements with? And with what tariffs?

What to negotiate?

On which commodities should you negotiate reduced tariff rates?

What will the benefits be?

What are the benefits of reduced tariffs on the respective commodities?

TINA can help you to...

Identify commodities on which you could negotiate reduced tariff rates

After setting your desired criteria (such as export/import volumes and comparative advantage), TINA can build a list of commodities on which your country could benefit from lower preferential tariffs applied by the trade partner. TINA also calculates the impact of tariff liberalization.

TINA can help you to...

Gain insights into tariffs, NTMs, historical trade flows on commodity level

TINA can visualize bilateral and global trade flows on any 6-digit HS code, as well as related NTMs and regulatory distance. In addition, TINA shows you bound, MFN and preferential tariffs on a bilateral level, as well as tariffs applied to other economies by the selected trade partner.

TINA can help you to...

Link non-tariff measures (NTMs) and Sustainable Development Goals

NTMs are not inherently good or bad – they add to trade costs, but can be important instruments in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). TINA can help you explore the multifaceted effect of NTMs on sustainable development for your economy and trade partner of interest.

TINA can help you to...

Assess the impact of LDC graduation & loss of preferential treatment

TINA can help you in determining the impact of increased tariffs as a result of loss of preferential treatment. For your economy of interest, TINA allows you to set a scenario by specifying which (bilateral and/or regional) trade agreements you wish to exclude, and identify its impacts.

TINA gathers & processes trade data and provides useful intelligence

Bilateral Trade Flows

TINA provides an overview of current (bilateral) trade flows (imports & exports) and top traded commodities.

Trade Facilitation

TINA compares implementation of various trade facilitation measures (such as paperless trade).

Tariffs & NTMs

TINA provides insights into trade agreements, as well as tariff rates and non-tariff measures on HS6 level.

(HS6) Commodities

TINA is able to determine (based on your preferences) on which commodities lower tariffs could be negotiated.

How to get started using TINA?
Select your economy

On the top of this page, enter the economy you are negotiating for.

Select a partner economy

Select an economy you wish to (re-) negotiate a trade agreement with.

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