Consultant to build capacity and develop market intelligence system for BSOs in textile sector

The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is a well-established mandate of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) within the framework of its economic development cooperation. Since 2017, SIPPO is carried out by Swisscontact, a business-oriented Swiss foundation for international development cooperation. Swisscontact collaborates with sub-contracting partners (BHP Brugger & Partner, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation) and cooperation partners (IPD, CBI, TRIC) to strengthen its worldwide capacity development approach.


SIPPO promotes sustainable and inclusive trade thereby building on its core values respect, partnership-based cooperation and integrity as established by its code of conduct (see Contract Annex). The overall objective is to integrate developing and transition countries into world trade. Targeted export promotion services delivered through Business Support Organizations (BSOs) strengthen the competitive position and facilitate market access and exports of companies in partner countries to Switzerland, the EU and regional markets.


In order to support the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association to collect the market information, market trend and develop the sector market intelligence, SIPPO is recruiting a consultant (or group of consultant) to implement the “Building up capacity and developing market intelligence system for BSO in textile sector” Interested candidate(s) please send CV, working proposal with expected consultant rate to by 8 am 25 October 2021.