Global trade

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 gives global trade and jobs insight on MSNBC

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, 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 globalisation.

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

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.

Global business concerned by “trade war” threat

ICC Trade Matters

In view of growing global trade tensions – following the US administration’s announcement of plans to impose new duties on imports of steel and aluminium – ICC has issued the following statement: