Digital economy

ICC and OECD strengthen cooperation

ICC and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation in areas of mutual interest in order to promote sustainable economic growth, revive global trade and advance the transition to a green economy.

Future International Trade Alliance launched

ICC, DCSA, BIMCO, FIATA and SWIFT have launched the Future International Trade Alliance and signed a memorandum of understanding to standardise digitalisation of international trade. Together, the industry associations will collaborate on the development and adoption of relevant standards to facilitate the use of electronic bills of lading.

ICC leadership mobilises for G20 impact

ICC Executive Board Member and Regional Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific region, Shinta Kamdani, has been appointed Chair of the B20, the platform for the international business community to support the work of the G20 process, organised in 2022 under the stewardship of host country Indonesia.

Making business work in 2021

We’re concluding our year with a round-up of key achievements on behalf of 45 million businesses in over 100 countries. From helping businesses weather the COVID-19 crisis to preparing a resilient rebuild, we’ve had a busy year making business work for everyone, every day, everywhere.