List of competency standards (the standards in italic are under development): 


01: Global business environment and international trade economics

02: Overview of international business

03: Cultural and business practises

04: Trade law basics and regulatory compliance

05: Leadership in trade strategy

06: Risk leadership and governance

07: Building diversity in trade

08: Strategic planning

09: Risk management and control

10: International market research

11: Financial management for international business

12: Understanding value and pricing

13: Import/export operations (general)

14: Logistics

15: E-commerce, internet selling and technology in trade

16: International human resource management

17: Global value chains (GVCs) and international supply chain

18: Trade in services

19: International marketing and sales

20: Foreign investment

21: Trade finance and capital risks (including fraud, currency and reputational risks)

22: Trade finance

23: Currency, foreign exchange and reparation of funds

24: Documentary credits and collections

25: Digital trade finance and fintech

26: Advanced documentary credits and collections

27: Advanced supply chain finance

28: Trade finance regulation

29: Trade diplomacy (including LDC trade principles)

30: Non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and technical barriers to trade (TBTs)

31: Trade facilitation

32: Trade promotion

33: Trade policy

34: Government procurement

35: Global trade policy development

36: Strategic security

37: Economic development

38: Trade controls and regulatory compliance specialist

39: Customs operations and border security

40: Import/export processes

41: International freight

42: Exit and entry clearance

43: Customs law

44: Marine and air shipping

45: International trade law

46: International commercial contracts

47: Intellectual property (IP) management

48: Trade law specialist

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