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World business calls on G20 leaders to act with greater urgency

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has responded to this year’s G20 Communique, warning that world leaders must show greater urgency in responding to a range of global challenges and tensions. ICC has welcomed G20 leaders’ continued resolve to “build a society capable of seizing opportunities, and tackling economic, social and environmental challenges”, but cautioned […]

ICC Sec Gen calls on G20 for substantive results on trade reform in joint op-ed

ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO addresses participants of the ICC Centenary Summit

Writing in an opinion editorial in today’s edition of the Australian Financial Review, International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO says delivering substantive results on trade reform at this weekend’s G20 Osaka Leaders Summit would help defuse trade tensions and safeguard the rules-based global economic order.

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

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

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.