An initiative to digitalise the ATA Carnet international customs document gets underway in full today with launch of the Mercury II Pilot Project running phase.
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The ability to generate profits typically determines a company’s success. But leadership today requires business leaders to demonstrate that profit comes with a real purpose. While numbers are still as important as ever, more and more companies are doubling down to make their mark beyond profit margins.
On the final day of the 11th World Chambers Congress, three chambers have been crowned champions of innovation, upon conclusion of the 2019 World Chambers Competition.
The Qatar Chamber of Commerce as well as three local chambers in Italy have become the latest members of the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain.
The race is on to see which city will welcome the 12th edition of the largest global chamber event of its kind, the World Chambers Congress. Four chambers are in the running for the World Chambers Federation's (WCF) flagship event, returning in 2021 to the Africa/Middle East region.
In recent months, the world has been hit with an unprecedented number of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires—each leaving behind devastating destruction and havoc in their wake. Observing the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, we take a look at how chambers of commerce are working to raise awareness of the importance of disaster prevention and protection, and efforts to reduce the number of businesses adversely affected.
Winners of the World Chambers Competition were announced during the concluding gala dinner of the 10th World Chambers Congress on 21 September in Sydney.
The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is moving closer to creating a digitalised ATA Carnet system, following the conclusion of a successful meeting at the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 30 June 2017 in Brussels.
Speaking on a panel on Boosting Economic Cooperation in BRICS counties at the recent St Petersburg International Economic Forum, World Chambers Federation Chair Peter Mihok urged BRICS stakeholders to ensure the active engagement of chambers of commerce and their business communities, in key BRICS dialogue and projects.
Local chambers in Italy, Norway, Poland, the United States and the United Arab Emirates have become the latest members of the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain.