February 17, 2017

Supporting Handicraft Industry in the Country

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Description of the core change(s) brought by this policy instrument

The proposed core change to increase the competitiveness of handicrafts producers in Tajikistan. Handicrafts and tourism are two of the attractions of Tajikistan. We now await the actualy proposed draft law.

"Reducing the cost of goods produced; strengthening the position of Tajik handicrafts producers in the domestic and foreign markets; strengthening the legal and regulatory frameworks in the sector."

Please list the implementing agencies

Unclear, but probably the Consultative Council on Investment under the President

Please name the policy advisor(s) or leader(s) who have been key in introducing and/or designing this policy instrument

This is also currently unclear. 

Lifecycle of target firms for this policy instrument
Startup firms
If you marked "start-up" and/or "scale-up" firms, please provide the specific definitions used

New firms, small firms or individual entrepreneurs who are increasing or looking to increase their business activity and sales.

Support offered
Non-financial Support
Level of intervention
Barrier(s) addressed with this policy tool
Access to Capital
Policy timeline

The Consultative Council is drafting a law on this issue, which will be presented later in 2017 at a future Consultative Council meeting, presumably for approval.

Stated goal/metrics of the policy instrument

The government did not announce any stated metrics.

Geographic scope