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.
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Shipping goods across borders with reusable containers and tracking systems is better for the environment, consumers and companies yet differential treatment by customs authorities can be detrimental for business.
Launch of ICC Statement: Business recommendations on rules of origin in preferential trade agreements
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released recommendations on rules of origin in preferential trade agreements (PTAs), highlighting the challenges traders and suppliers face due to the lack of coherenceamong preferential rules of origin requirements across the globe.
With global trade flows flat lining, the Internet and digital technologies have a key role to play in boosting global commerce in support of inclusive growth. The Internet is rapidly breaking down traditional barriers to international trade, making it easier for small businesses to go global for the first time.
Re-affirming support for the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement, members of the Global Facilitation Partnership for Transportation and Trade (GFP) have outlined a range of trade reform recommendations at its Annual Forum meeting taking place today in Shanghai.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released recommendations for successful Authorized Economic Operators (AEOs) programmes that would serve business and not exclude smaller traders from global markets.
Contracts of sale and transport can be tricky even for the most experienced professionals. The slightest of errors may cause substantial repercussions such as detained shipments, spoiled supply chain planning and delayed payments. Here to bridge the gap between expectations and execution is the new ICC Guide on Transport and the Incoterms® 2010 Rules.
Roberto Azevedo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), met with 20 CEOs from key sectors of the Brazilian economy to discuss the role of trade in the road back to growth.
The world’s largest business organization, the International Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Brazil’s ratification of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)—an agreement which was forged under the leadership of the Brazilian head of the WTO Roberto Azevedo.
As the global economy heads into severe headwinds, ICC Secretary General John Danilovich headed to Davos, Switzerland to discuss the world’s most pressing challenges around the theme of “a fourth industrial revolution”.