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ICC welcomes G20 Trade Ministers’ call to support WTO reform

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ICC has welcomed a statement from G20 ministers recognizing the need to step up efforts to mitigate risks and enhance confidence in international trade at what they describe as “a critical juncture for international trade and investment cooperation.”

ICC responds to draft US tariff act

ICC John Denton Icc Secretary General Joins Un Global Compact Board

Speaking on behalf of 45 million companies, employing over 1 billion workers, the International Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement in response to a recently leaked draft US Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act that would permit unilateral tariff hikes and abandon core principles of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.

Business turns to customs reform amid historic trade uncertainty

ICC Business Turns To Costums Amid Historic Trade Uncertainty

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.

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.