Four ways to boost global trade


This year's G20 Leaders Summit concluded last week in Hangzhou, China. The event took place against a backdrop of sluggish GDP growth and growing concerns about stagnating living standards - leading G20 leaders to place a heavy emphasis on global trade as an engine of inclusive growth and job creation in their annual communiqué.

Business and the future of global trade

Trade facilitation

Writing in a joint opinion article published in today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) First Vice-Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal and Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo point to the changing shape of private sector engagement in global trade negotiations.