Ticon Development Consulting Associates based in Canada, with affiliates in Ireland, Latvia and Switzerland has extensive experience in supporting trade and investment development and trade facilitation, in providing economic analysis and evaluation, and in supporting WTO accession and implementation in many countries. In addition to support for WTO accession and economic development, Ticon has been involved in a broad range of projects to support economic and governance reform in transition and developing economies with projects in reform of customs administration and court reform.
Ticon has worked in a wide range of countries, including: Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam in Asia; Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Poland in Central and Eastern Europe; Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS); in The Bahamas, Barbados, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Nicaragua in the Caribbean and Central America; and in Africa and the Middle East. As well as undertaking projects in Canada and Western Europe, Ticon has also undertaken several projects that are regional or global in focus with the World Bank and other international organizations.
Ticon has undertaken evaluations of technical assistance projects in Latvia, and participated in a global review of Trade Related Technical Assistance for the Canadian International Development Agency. Ticon has also conducted evaluations for other donors including the European Commission and US AID in the Baltic States and in other countries. In addition Ticon works with private clients in strategic marketing, branding and investment decisions in transition economies and emerging markets.