Following the announcement that the US has given its formal backing to Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to lead the World Trade Organization, ICC has issued the following statement.
World Trade Organization
Quickly find the news or speech you are looking for:
In a memo to World Trade Organization Members, ICC has called on negotiators to accelerate progress and conclude a high standard agreement by the next WTO Ministerial Conference.
ICC Chair Paul Polman addressed a high-level United Nations event on financing for development today, underscoring the business imperative to ensure universal access to COVID-19 supplies and continued fiscal interventions to protect lives and livelihoods.
ICC and the Business-20 (B20) convened a virtual trade dialogue with business leaders, facilitated by the WTO, to discuss the role of trade in addressing the current economic crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO has issued the following statement in response to the announcement that WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo will step down from his position in August 2020:
ICC and WTO have issued a joint statement underscoring the crucial role trade and trade rules have to play in both the health and economic response to the COVID-19 crisis.
ICC has published a paper on an issue central to the vitality and growth of the digital economy: liberalisation of global markets in electronic payment services (EPS) and the trade commitments necessary to achieve it.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) hosted a roundtable breakfast on the margins of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss the nexus between trade and climate policies.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the announcement of a first phase trade deal between the United States and China.
ICC has welcomed the decision taken today by members of the World Trade Organization to renew the longstanding global prohibition on applying customs duties to cross-border data flows.