IOS Partners has developed a worldwide reputation assisting countries and enterprises in their efforts to attract investment, increase trade and foreign exchange earnings, and gain access to new markets. The firm works directly with governments to develop appropriate investment and trade policies, as well as identify and eliminate barriers and constraints to trade, through technical assistance to Ministries and agencies. IOS Partners provides services for the drafting of laws and regulations, undertaking of customs reform, and support of trade facilitation, in addition to providing assistance for UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and World Trade Organization (WTO) accession.

IOS Partners has been engaged in all aspects of trade facilitation and investment promotion, including:



Possibly one of our most successful accomplishments has been in the creation and development of local business service organizations that help sustain export growth and diversification. Other aspects of our work in trade development often involve working directly with enterprises that are interested in exporting or increasing their exports. We develop customized technical assistance programs, specifically targeted to meet our client’s needs and directly improve their ability to compete in the global marketplace.

IOS Partners has developed a stellar track-record in designing special economic zones programs and advising special economic zones agencies on strategies and techniques for the identification and cultivation of potential investors, as well as the development of specific programs and incentives that have been proven successful in attracting Greenfield investment. Our work includes analyzing client production relative to market competition, customer requirements, and segmentation of buyer demand in niche markets.

Through our wholly-owned Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) affiliate, IOSsoft, Inc., we provide specialized consulting services addressing complex trade and investment issues with innovation information technology solutions, such as: