World Chambers Federation

BRICS must engage with chambers to drive inclusive economic growth

Peter Mihok

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. 

20 countries members of the CO Accreditation Chain

ICC Certificate of Origin

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.

World Chambers Federation announces newly elected Council members


The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced election results of the WCF General Council. Chambers from almost 130 countries voted for their 20 preferred representatives using an online election platform.

CACB brings 2019 World Chambers Congress to Rio

ICC World Chambers

Having competed against two other chambers of commerce, the Brazilian Confederation of Trade and Business Associations (CACB) has been named co-organiser of the 2019 World Chambers Congress. The winning bid seals the destiny of the 11th edition of the global chambers forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro.

WCF announces General Council nominees

ICC World Chambers

The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the nomination of 48 chamber leaders from around the world, standing to fill 20 seats on the WCF General Council.

Stiff competition for 11th World Chambers Congress bid


The bidding to co-organize the 11th World Chambers Congress has officially begun. Held every two years in a different region of the world, the Congress will return to the Americas for its 2019 edition.

Workshop to promote ATA Carnet system in Qatar

ATA Carnet

The benefits of the ATA Carnet system and procedure for implementing it will be the topic of a three-day workshop in Qatar organized by the World Customs Organization (WCO) in cooperation with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – through its World Chambers Federation (WCF).

Certificate of Origin experts meet in Paris to strengthen trade documentation

Occasional Intermediary Contract

Trade experts from Chambers of Commerce in more than 30 countries have met at the ICC Hearing Centre in Paris for the latest in a series of dialogues on recent developments in Certificates of Origin (CO), including electronic certificates of origin (eCOs), the issuance of preferential certificates of origin (PCOs), and Self-Certification.