Global trade

Application of ATA Carnet System expands in China

Application of ATA Carnet System expands in China

The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) welcomes China’s advancement of the scope of application of the ATA Carnet system. As of 9 January 2019, the Asian nation will now accept professional equipment and commercial samples.

ICC welcomes G20 Trade Ministers’ call to support WTO reform

G20 flags

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 Secretary General appears on MSNBC giving global trade and jobs insight

MSNBC's Ali Veshi talks to ICC Secretary General John W.H Denton AO

In an interview broadcast live on the American news network MSNBC, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO stressed that tit-for-tat tariffs were not the answer to legitimate grievances of marginalized groups who may have been negatively affected by globalization.

ATA Carnet steps into the digital age with new pilot project

ICC letter on EU cross-border data flows

The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched the first stage of a pilot project to digitalise the ATA Carnet, a customs document allowing duty- and tax-free movement of goods for up to one year.

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.