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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.
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”.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the world business organization, welcomed decisions by members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at the conclusion of the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference held from 15-19 December in Nairobi, Kenya.
We are coming to the end of a busy but satisfying year here at ICC. Before we head into 2016 though, we have been reflecting on the ways in which the world business organization has served global business this year. Following are six of our highlights:
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have today launched a major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).