On March 15, 2011, the Ministry of Economy in cooperation with the Ministry of Local Government held a meeting with prospective consultants for the preparation of the terms of reference for the IPA project "Capacity Building for the Implementation of Industrial Policy." The meeting was held at the Ministry of Economy, who had successfully submitted an application for an IPA project to support the implementation of a proactive industrial policy at all stages and areas of intervention through two components:
- Component 1: Strengthening institutional capacity for implementation, evaluation and revision of a proactive industrial policy.
- Component 2: Creating programs to implement the following four priority areas of industrial policy (i) increased innovation, (ii) new eco-technology products and services for sustainable development, (iii) accelerated internationalization and business partnerships, and (iv) facilitation of dialogue with the business community.
The meeting was attended by selected consultants to prepare tender documentation for the IPA project to be undertaken from 2012 to 2014.