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Maritime piracy incidents down in Q3, yet Gulf of Guinea remains a hot spot

The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the third quarter of 2019 demonstrates fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships than the first nine months of 2018.

Five takeaways from the ICC Banking Commission’s Technical Meeting

ICC Banking Commission hosted its annual technical meeting in Paris covering digital rules, standards for trade finance and updates from key working groups and task forces.

ICC issues recommendations to reform global trade

Recognising the challenges, criticism and unprecedented pressure faced by the World Trade Organization (WTO) system, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has unveiled a groundbreaking set of recommendations to guide the future of international trade.

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ICC, an authorised institution under China-Hong Kong arrangement on interim relief

The Asia Office (Hong Kong) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration has been confirmed by the Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Hong Kong SAR Government as a qualified institution for the purposes of the Arrangement concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the HKSAR (“Arrangement”).

Timothy N. J. Antoine, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
De-risking: the hidden issue hindering SDG progress and threatening survival of small island states

Last week, ICC, together with the Governments of Antigua and Barbuda, Botswana, Canada, Ireland, Kenya, and Samoa convened a high-level dialogue on correspondent banking – with the aim of bringing the harmful effects of current market trends to the fore on the global agenda.

ICC launches consultation series to discuss the nexus between trade and climate

At this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) hosted the first of a new series of trade and climate change consultations with the objective of aligning trade and climate change policy.

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Incoterms®2020- There's an app for that!

New ATA Carnet app makes digital declarations and transactions possible

An initiative to digitalise the ATA Carnet international customs document gets underway in full today with launch of the Mercury II Pilot Project running phase.

7 ways ICC represented business at the United Nations General Assembly

The United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) high-level week took place from 23-27 September in New York, setting the global agenda on an array of global issues, from peace and security to sustainability and finance.Led by ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO and ICC Chair Paul Polman, ICC was actively involved in a number of high-level meetings on financing, health coverage and small island developing states as the institutional representative of 45 million companies in over 100 countries.

The International Chamber of Commerce has launched Incoterms® 2020, an update of the renowned regulations that define the responsibilities of buyers and sellers operating in the international trade system.

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