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How ATA carnets contributed to Winter Olympic and Paralympic success

More than 118,000 pieces of equipment, from 34 countries, valued at US$94 million were temporarily imported into China for 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics thanks to the use of ATA carnets, an international customs document that permits duty-free and tax-free temporary import of goods for up to one year.

ICC and FAO join forces to eradicate world hunger

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their partnership and boost public-private collaboration.

Guest post: The ugly world of hotel management agreement disputes

There is a growing trend of hotel owners attempting to terminate hotel management agreements signed with operators, sometimes called operator agreements. With the 10th ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration just around the corner, Sadique Mohd, Arbitration Head of Al Aidarous Advocates and Legal Consultants delved into the world of hotel management agreements disputes.

New recommendation calls for inclusion of multi systems for proof of origin in FTAs

2021 ICC Trade Register Report: Global Risks In Trade Finance

A new paper from the ICC World Chambers Federation Certificate of Origin Council calls on all economies negotiating Preferential Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) to ensure that the Rules of Origin Chapter provisions include an equivalent multi system. The measure would allow traders to choose between third party certified origin and self-declared origin statement methods when satisfying their preferential origin data.

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.