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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:

Pascal Lamy hails ICC’s World Trade Agenda initiative

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WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy, during a briefing by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on its World Trade Agenda initiative at the WTO on 6 December 2012, said “with the Doha Round as a package at an impasse and political energy for international initiatives at a low ebb, a strong push by business is needed if we are to successfully deter protectionism and infuse trade policy with new energy and vigour.” This is what he said: