Common-sense reforms that make trading easier and faster can have a greater impact than removing every tariff in the world. Global business representatives at an ICC summit in Buenos Aires ahead of the G20 meeting agreed on the importance of furthering trade facilitation.
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The proposals were put forward by the Institute of Export and International Trade (UK), eBay (US), and the National Confederation of Industry (Brazil).
New “Know Your Customer” Best Practices Paper to be launched at major shipping industry conference in Long Beach.
The rise of e-commerce holds huge potential for inclusive growth and development, but the absence of global rules and concerns of some national border administrations could curb the gains for those who need them most.
The International Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement upon the conclusion of the World Trade Organization's 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11).
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed a Ministerial Statement on e-commerce issued today at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference (“MC11”) in Buenos Aires.
Global business has emphasised its “strong and unequivocal” support for the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a statement issued at a major forum held today alongside the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires.
“Challenging times” call for bold trade policy initiatives at the international level, says a new report produced for ICC by the European Centre for International Policy Economy (ECIPE) launched today in London.
Business recommendations on a proposed World Trade Organization (WTO) agreement on e-commerce have been unveiled today at WTO headquarters in Geneva, as part of the on-going WTO business dialogue process launched in May this year.
With global trade flows flat lining, the Internet and digital technologies have a key role to play in boosting global commerce in support of inclusive growth. The Internet is rapidly breaking down traditional barriers to international trade, making it easier for small businesses to go global for the first time.