IDB Solidarity Prize

The IDB Solidarity Prize for the Promotion of Intra-Trade among OIC Member Countries was established in 1428H (2008). The aim of the Prize is to encourage efforts and activities which contribute to the promotion of trade among Member Countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), to increase its level and to celebrate the success of individuals and/or institutions in pursuit of these activities.

The Prize was awarded to the Following Laureates:

 

Tunisian Centre for the Promotion of Exports (CEPEX)

In 1432H (2011) in view of its dedication to helping Tunisian companies enter and succeed in exporting to the international marketplace; its functions as a focal point for Tunisian exporters and foreign importers to source for not only trade related information, but also market research intelligence and business matching advice; its positive impact on the promotion of intra-trade amongst Islamic countries, particularly, in Africa; and its significant contribution to local, regional and international intra-trade and its positive impact on the promotion and development of cooperation in intra-trade amongst Islamic countries.

Saudi Exports Development Centre (SEDC)

In 1431H (2010) in view of its efforts in promoting Saudi export to international markets and establishing vital business contacts between foreign importers and Saudi exporters; its focal point for fostering links to introduce Saudi businessmen to potential partners or investors and furnishing them with detailed information on economic conditions, market prospects, exporters and regulations in foreign countries; its active involvement in a series of activities in the areas of research & studies, export promotion, information services, exporters’ services, export financing and guarantee and coordinating & cooperating with official firms and organizations and its positive impact on the promotion of intra-trade among Islamic countries.

Export Promotion Centre of Turkey (IGEME)

In 1430H (2009) in view of its dynamic efforts to helping Turkish companies enter and succeed in exporting to the international marketplace; its functions as an intermediary for Turkish exporters and foreign importers to source for information on economic conditions, market prospects, exporters and regulations in Turkey; its active involvement in research & development, training, trade information, publicity & promotion and international relations; its positive impact on the promotion of local and intra-trade among Islamic countries; and its active participation in various forums on promoting intra-trade among OIC member countries.

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)

In 1428H (2008) in view of its dedication to helping Malaysian companies enter and succeed in exporting to the international marketplace; its functions as a focal point for Malaysian exporters and foreign importers to source for not only trade related information, but also market research intelligence and business matching advice; its positive impact on the promotion of intratrade amongst Islamic countries; its active involvement in non-export initiatives, reaching out to various countries to offer assistance and training in an effort to build stronger ties with other nations and its efforts in sharing the experience of Malaysia in export-development with other sister countries.​

Solidarity Prize