Trade Facilitation

New report unveils how trade facilitation is key to attracting FDI


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.

Three steps to enable e-commerce for small business

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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.

Business key to trade-led economic growth

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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.

ICC welcomes Brazil ratification of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

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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.

ICC leaders consider global economic outlook at Davos 2016

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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”.