Negotiate trade agreements. Intelligently.

TINA helps you with the negotiation of trade agreements by providing insights into current tariffs, agreements and bilateral trade flows, as well as identifying commodities to negotiate better tariffs on.

TINA: Trade Intelligence and 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 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 Measures

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

(HS6) Tariff Rates

TINA provides insights into trade agreements, as well as MFN and preferential tariff rates 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?

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Select your economy

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

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Select a partner economy

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

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Let's improve trade of the reporter economy with the partner economy

TINA may be able to help you with this. What question do you have for TINA?
What about current bilateral trade?

Get an overview of the major trade partners of the reporter economy and the partner economy and the share of bilateral trade. In addition, see top traded commodities between these economies.

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How about trade facilitation measures?

Get an overview of implementation of trade facilitation measures (such as paperless trade, formalities and transparency) in the reporter economy and the partner economy.

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Are there currently any trade agreements?

Get an overview of current bilateral trade agreements between these economies, as well as regional / bloc agreements involving the reporter economy and the partner economy.

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Which commodities to (re-) negotiate tariffs on?

Generate a list of commodities that may be worthwile to (re-) negotiate a lower tariff on, taking into account various factors such as comparative advantage.

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Enhancing Trade between the reporter economy and the partner economy

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Commodities & Partners

Current Trade

Implementation Comparison

Trade Facilitation

Bilateral & Bloc

Trade Agreements

Commodities to

Negotiate Tariffs

Current Bilateral Trade between the reporter economy and the partner economy

TINA has prepared an overview of current bilateral trade between the two economies, containing insights into top overall export/import destinations, as well as information on top traded commodities of the reporter economy and the partner economy.

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Export Destinations of the reporter economy

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Export Destinations of the partner economy

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Import Sources of the reporter economy

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Import Sources of the partner economy

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Exported Commodities by the reporter economy
Top Exports from the reporter economy to the partner economy
 
Top Exports from the reporter economy to the World
Exported Commodities by the partner economy
Top Exports from the partner economy to the reporter economy
 
Top Exports from the partner economy to the World
Imported Commodities
Top Imports of the reporter economy from the World
 
Top Imports of the partner economy from the World
Trade Facilitation in the reporter economy and the partner economy

TINA is able to compare trade facilitation and paperless trade implementation of economies of interest. A comparison is made on a spectrum of measures ranging from (cross-border) paperless trade to institutional arrangement and cooperation, utilizing data from the following source: .

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Detailed Comparison of Trade Facilitation Measure Implementation
Implementation of Trade Facilitation Measures of the reporter economy and the partner economy

Trade Agreements involving the reporter economy and the partner economy

TINA can prepare an overview of trade agreements that the reporter economy and the partner economy are a part of (signed agreements) or may potentially sign (agreements under negotiation or pending ratification). Data on these agreements is sourced from the Asia-Pacific Trade & Investment Agreements Database (APTIAD). Please note that the list of agreements below may not be exhaustive.

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Non-exhaustive List of Trade Agreements
Trade Agreements involving the reporter economy and the partner economy

Commodities to (re-) negotiate tariffs on with the partner economy

TINA is able to generate a so-called Negotiation List for you. This is a list of commodities that, based on your set preferences below, you may wish to (re-) negotiate lower tariffs on. For instance, this could be commodities on which there is currently a high tariff set by the partner economy, but you have a revealed bilateral comparative advantage and there is potential to increase exports.

Get started by setting your preferences
Building a Negotiation List
Please set the filters below to narrow down on the list of commodities

To be included in the negotiation list, a product must fulfil a number of criteria - click to see more details about each filter. Use sliders or input values directly to adjust each filter's threshold.

Filters to assess offensive interests
Filter 1: Partner's imports from the world exceed:
USD
Filter 2: Reporter's exports to the world exceed:
USD
Filters to assess tariff rates
Filter 3: Tariff on product exceeds:
%
Filter 3 includes:
Filters to assess comparative advantage
Filter 4A: Standard revealed comparative advantage (SRCA) exceeds:
Filter 4B: Bilateral revealed comparative advantage (BRCA) exceeds:
Settings to assess likelihood of the partner being defensive
The value of exports of the commodity from the partner to the world are in the top: % of the exports of the partner (by value)
The value of exports of the commodity from the reporter to the partner is over: % of the total value of the commodity's exports of the partner
Shorten USD values to be displayed in:
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Commodities passed your criteria

Negotiation List

Below, TINA has prepared for you a negotiation list containing commodities that passed the filters you have set previously. You can sort the table of commodities by clicking on one of the column names. If you wish to see historical trade data and detailed tariff information on a particular commodity, simply click on the six-digit commodity code. To adjust your filter criteria, click on the "Modify Filters" button above. You can export the full list by clicking the "Export to Excel (CSV)" button below the table.

Please note that in the below table the reporter's ISO3 refers to the reporter and the partner's ISO3 refers to the partner. Also, SRCA refers to the standard revealed comparative advantage, while BRCA refers to the bilateral revealed comparative advantage. The lowest preferential tariff rate column contains the lowest maximum AV duty reported to the WTO by the partner on that particular commodity. For full tariff details, please click on the six-digit commodity code.

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Commodity Trade Intelligence Report

Commodity

Bilateral & Global Trade
  •   Exports from the reporter to the partner
  •   Exports from the reporter to the world
  •   Imports of the partner from the world
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Commodity Description

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Tariff Rates
  • Preferential: Lowest average AV duty
  • MFN Tariff: MFN applied AV duty
  • Bound Tariff: Upper bound AV duty
Detailed tariff information
Comparative Advantage
  • SRCA: Standard revealed comparative advantage (SRCA)
  • BRCA: Bilateral revealed comparative advantage (BRCA)
Historical Trade of Commodity
Curious to see trade values and unit prices of commodity in the past years?
TINA can visualize historical trade flows of this commodity for you - please note that it may take up to a minute.
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Trend of value and price of exports from reporter to partner
Trend of exports to and imports from the world
Trend of imports of partner from top trade partners
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Tariffs on Commodity
Preferential tariff on commodity notified to the WTO by the partner for the reporter

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Preferential tariff on commodity notified to the WTO by the partner for other economies

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