Trade

Israel agrees a Doha trade deal is vital

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In a meeting this week at the Knesset, Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni agreed with ICC Chairman Marcus Wallenberg on the urgent need to successfully conclude the Doha round of multilateral trade negotiations.

India’s Commerce Secretary optimistic on Doha trade talks

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In an address to ICC’s World Council in New Delhi today, the Indian Commerce Secretary, Gopal K. Pillai, said he believed the Doha round of trade negotiations could be brought to a successful conclusion by March 2007 and that India would play a positive role in re-starting the talks.

EU, US must take first steps on Doha round, Indian PM tells ICC

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In a meeting with ICC Chairman Marcus Wallenberg today, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said India will make every effort to re-start the Doha trade talks, but that the EU and the United States must be the first to offer new concessions.

Putin assures ICC that global business concerns will be on G8 agenda

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will host the G8 Summit in St. Petersburg next week, met yesterday with International Chamber of Commerce Chairman Marcus Wallenberg to discuss world business priorities, including the critical state of the Doha trade round.

ICC gives final push at critical juncture in Doha trade talks

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As ministers gather in Geneva this week during what many claim is a make-or-break stage in the World Trade Organization's Doha trade round, ICC has rallied its resources across the globe to help ensure much needed progress will be made.