16.01.2019 Request for a Business Consultant for EPO Trade Mission to India

EPO invites you to provide a proposal (including financial) for organization of a trade mission to India in the Spring of 2019, for up to 8 Ukrainian SMEs of 1-2 sectors, with activities in 2 cities of India with a goal to provide business opportunities to selected Ukrainian companies through business networking/individual b2b meetings and capacity building.

Project Initiative: "Ukraine: Consolidation of SME export potential and facilitation of access to foreign markets" 

Purpose of the activity:

Provide trade opportunities to Ukrainian SMEs to enter/grow exports to the market of India by creating a platform for establishing business contacts with Indian businesses.


  • Provide Ukrainian SMEs mentoring in preparation for the event;
  • Explore export-import relations with India, trade barriers and legal features
  • Establish B2B contacts in the business sector of India
  • Promote Ukraine as a reliable partner for trade and investment;

Tools: budget available, dedicated EPO manager.

Program plan must include:

  • Development of Market intelligence sector specific;
  • Promo-event in Ukraine with participation of an Indian consultant;
  • At least 12 individual interviews between SMEs, EPO and a consulting firm conducted to select up to 8 delegates of the trade mission;
  • Organization of two B2B sessions in two cities of India;
  • Organization of two site visits in India sector specific;
  • Delegation support during the trade mission in India;
  • Pre-briefing on “how to enter the market of India” on the arrival to India;
  • Providing consultations to selected SMEs;
  • Logistics of the events onsite;
  • Financial proposal.

Please download the Terms of Reference and the Selection criteria for more details.

In case of interest send your applications by January 26, 2019 to:


Senior expert at the Export Promotion Office

E-mail: ionikienko@epo.org.ua