The Standards Toolkit for Cross-Border Paperless Trade provides an overview of existing standards to help drive adoption, identify potential gaps and promote interoperability. Its objective is to equip every supply chain participant, both public and private, with some of the most notable and widely used standards to help push trade digitalisation to the next level.
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ICC Fintech Collaboration Guidelines outlines the cooperation between trade finance actors in the new digitalised technologies space.
Seven priority areas for a successful World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference (MC12)
Despite enormous progress in expanding connectivity in recent years, 2.9 bn people still remain unconnected. Bringing them online requires an appropriate mix of economic, technical and regulatory approaches—and hinges largely on private sector investment.
This paper sets out ICC’s business recommendations for the development of an ambitious, effective and workable legally binding instrument (LBI) to end plastic pollution, as an Ad hoc Open-Ended Working Group is meeting in Dakar from 29 May to 1 June 2022 to start the work on this issue.
ICC calls on the World Customs Organization to encourage customs administrations to grant payment and debt relief on ATA Carnets issued in Ukraine given the ongoing crisis.
This is the third release of the ICC Task Force on Cartels and Leniency and the sixth publication “designed by business for business” of the ICC Commission on Competition. Intended as a living document, the Manual aims to demystify the leniency application process and assist business with filing local or multi-jurisdictional applications.
Lack of trust in cross-border data flows leads to uncertainty that may discourage the participation of individuals, businesses, and even governments in the global digital economy. Without clear parameters and rules around government access to personal data, including access across international borders, legal uncertainty will persist, likely leading to the proliferation of data localisation measures, which negatively impact the global digital economy. Achieving consensus on common principles for trusted government access to personal data held by the private sector will support the transfer of data between jurisdictions by commercial entities and result in positive economic and social impacts.
In a statement issued by ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO, the International Chamber of Commerce has called for urgent concerted international effort to maintain the viability of Ukraine’s private sector over the coming weeks and months.
Businesses can help support the inclusion of Ukrainian refugees in their host countries, and many companies are already stepping up in different ways. ICC and IOM have worked together to provide this guidance on steps companies can take to respond to the conflict and the resulting displacement.