The ICC World Trade Agenda Day took place this week in London—in partnership with the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry—bringing together international and British business leaders to make a positive case for global trade amid a growing tide of protectionism and anti-globalisation rhetoric.
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ICC survey, released today, highlights common impediments to cross border trade that can be taken into consideration by governments and policymakers worldwide when determining what can be done to facilitate the flow of goods across borders thereby contributing to global economic growth.
Australia’s daily national newspaper The Australian has published the following op-ed co-written by ICC Chairman Harold (Terry) McGraw and Richard Goyder AO, Chair of B20 Australia, ahead of this week’s gathering of business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
A prime opportunity to further liberalize multilateral trade presents itself next month when ministers from 159 countries converge at the 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Bali.
The South China Morning Post today published the following op-ed by Victor K Fung, Chairman of ICC's World Trade Agenda Initiative, and former ICC Chairman (2009-2011).
The critical role that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays in fostering development, economic growth and job creation was underscored at the Guatemala Investment Summit last week.
ICC warmly congratulates Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo of Brazil on his selection as the new Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Presenting pre-findings of an ICC Open Markets Index at an international business dialogue in Paris yesterday,
Participants are encouraged to sign up early for the ICC World Trade Agenda Summit, taking place on 22 April 2013 in Doha, and be a part of history as business shapes concrete measures for helping to pull the global economy out of crisis.
Following the signature of its renewed Memorandum of Understanding with the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 27 June 2011, ICC took part in the WCO World Customs and Trade Forum held in Guangzhou, China on 24-25 November.