Trade Facilitation

Victor K Fung opening remarks at ICC World Trade Agenda Summit

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ICC Honorary Chairman Victor K Fung delivered one of the opening addresses at the ICC World Trade Agenda Summit held on 22 April 2013 in Doha, Qatar. "In my view, there is no better system for stimulating growth and sharing prosperity than a fair, open, inclusive trading system – that which was envisioned at the WTO’s inception," Mr Fung, who is Chair of the ICC Business World Trade Agenda initiative, told delegates. His full speech can be read below:

ICC activates integrated approach to trade facilitation

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A new ICC Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation held its first meeting in Paris this week, establishing an agenda to expand the trade facilitation work undertaken by the former ICC Committee on Customs and Trade Regulations.

ICC to host first Symposium on Trade Facilitation

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ICC is to hold its first Symposium on Trade Facilitation in Mexico City, on 13-14 June 2012. The dialogue, between customs agencies and business, will be a unique opportunity for each party to exchange perspectives on current international trade issues.

ICC recommends further steps in trade facilitation in Doha Round

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As global trade negotiations enter a crucial new phase, ICC has published a list of recommendations for World Trade Organization members in upcoming talks and has expressed its broad support for the significant progress made on trade facilitation.