In a clear show of support for the multilateral trading system, global business representatives today joined trade policymakers today at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) headquarters in Geneva to discuss future reform of the multilateral trading system.
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The Finland Chamber of Commerce—along with 15 chambers from Denmark, France, Italy, and Sweden—are the latest members to join the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain.
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.
The rise of e-commerce holds huge potential for inclusive growth and development, but the absence of global rules and concerns of some national border administrations could curb the gains for those who need them most.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.