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WTO and ICC announce third successful proposal under “Small Business Champions” initiative

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The WTO and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced today (12 December) that a proposal submitted by Argentina’s Chamber of Commerce and Services and Mercado Libre, an e-commerce company, is the third to be selected under the ICC-WTO Small Business Champions initiative. The proposal is to develop a training programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) so that that they can better access global markets.

5 reasons why gender equality in trade matters

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Hopes are high for the launch of an historic Declaration on Trade and Gender at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting taking place in Buenos Aires this week.

Forum to highlight business support for WTO

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As the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) 11th ministerial conference kicks off this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, business is mobilising to support the WTO and its multilateral rules-based approach to trade through the first-ever official “business forum”.

How business can help fight corruption

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International Anti-corruption Day on 9 December aims to stem the scourge of corruption through awareness raising. To join the celebration of doing business with integrity, ICC has launched a comprehensive Business Integrity Compendium to reinforce responsible business conduct around the world.