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ICC response to G20 Hamburg Summit

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Following the release of the G20 Hamburg Summit communiqué, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement.

ICC’s new Open Markets Index

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Despite repeated pledges to enable trade as a driver of growth and job creation, G20 economies are failing to demonstrate global leadership on trade openness according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Open Markets Index 2017 (OMI) published today.

Industry is a driver of innovation for global climate protection

Dr Kurt Bock, CEO BASF

The G20 Summit gets underway on Friday in Hamburg, Germany bringing together leaders of the world's largest economies. Expectations for the group to endorse an ambitious climate and energy action plan are high but in this guest blog for ICC, Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and CEO of BASF, and Chairman of the Business-20 (B20) Taskforce on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency says successful climate protection will only be possible through collective, global action.

5 key takeaways from the ICC World Trade Agenda Day

ICC World Trade Agenda Day

The ICC World Trade Agenda Day took place this week in London—in partnership with the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry—bringing together international and British business leaders to make a positive case for global trade amid a growing tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation rhetoric.