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.

Business leaders urge governments to reject protectionism


ICC Chairman Victor K. Fung and other international business leaders gathered in the Chinese capital have released a statement urging governments to reject trade and investment protectionism and to promote greater global cooperation especially among political leaders of the major economies.

ICC denounces G20 rise in protectionism


The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is urging G20 leaders to keep markets open to trade, following worrying results from a recently released WTO-OECD-UNCTAD report that G20 countries are increasing protectionist measures.

ICC calls on G20 to act decisively to avoid currency wars, protectionism

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In the run-up to the G20 Summit of world leaders in Seoul next month, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has become increasingly concerned by international economic frictions over “currency wars” as several nations have accused each other of manipulating exchange rates in order to gain competitive advantage for their exports.