Trade Facilitation

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.

It’s World Customs Day. Here’s why it matters.

ICC World Customs Day 2018

Though many of us associate the role with travels abroad, Customs plays a pivotal role in our global economy. We’re celebrating World Customs Day with our four reasons why Customs matters.

ICC’s new Open Markets Index

Shanghai Port Container

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.

6 ways we’re supporting MSME growth…

Newtons cradle

Today is the first-ever Micro-, Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Day – a designation made by the United Nations General Assembly earlier this year to recognise the crucial role that MSMEs will play in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

New report unveils how trade facilitation is key to attracting FDI

Manufacturing

A new report from the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation — a public-private partnership comprising ICC, the World Economic Forum and the Center for International Public Enterprise — looks at how better trade facilitation can improve inclusive economic development.