Country: Paraguay     Reference: EuropeAid/131376/D/SER/PY     Client: European Commission     Start: 08/12     End: Ongoing

The specific aim of this consultancy service is to provide technical assistance to support the project administration team and the Ministry of Industry and Trade in achieving the specific objective of the AIEP project — support for the economic integration of Paraguay, which involves building up the country’s institutional capacity to face the challenges of globalisation and increase and diversify foreign trade, through the adoption of simplified pre-and post-customs procedures, and assistance with overcoming technical barriers to trade and improvement of the capacities of private companies to meet external demand.