22 01, 2019

Debates on world trade reform extended on Global Dialogue on Trade platform

2019-01-22T12:06:20+02:00January 22nd, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

The first digitally-enabled dialogue on the future of the multilateral rules-based trading system will be extended until 1 March 2019, allowing companies and think tanks, supported by multilateral institutions, to pursue the ongoing debate on world trade reform.

5 07, 2018

ICC responds to draft US tariff act

2018-07-05T10:28:32+02:00July 5th, 2018|Global issues & trends, Trade and Investment Policy|

ICC has issued the following statement in response to a recently leaked draft US Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act that would permit unilateral tariff hikes and abandon core principles of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.

15 06, 2018

G20 leaders must seize the opportunity for WTO reform, says ICC Secretary General

2019-01-08T09:50:52+02:00June 15th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Mr Denton called on the leaders of G20 nations to seize French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent call to develop a new blueprint for WTO reform in time for the group’s meeting in Argentina at the end of the year.

7 06, 2018

In global trade gathering, business urges governments to play by the rules

2019-01-08T09:53:06+02:00June 7th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

In a clear show of support for the multilateral trading system, global business representatives today joined trade policymakers today at the WTO headquarters in Geneva to discuss future reform of the multilateral trading system.

11 05, 2018

The onus is on business to drive more inclusive trade

2019-01-08T11:33:32+02:00May 11th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

In his first speaking engagement as ICC Secretary General, Mr Denton put the onus on business to help drive transition to a more inclusive trading system.

20 04, 2018

Sun is shining on global economy ICC’s John Denton tells Sky News

2019-01-08T11:47:12+02:00April 20th, 2018|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Incoming Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce John W.H. Denton AO has warned against inward policies and other distractions that could threaten global growth in 2018.

18 12, 2017

One Planet Summit: Key takeaways for business

2017-12-19T16:09:58+02:00December 18th, 2017|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know. Paris, 18 December 2017 The One Planet Summit, convened by President Emmanuel Macron of France, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and World [...]

12 12, 2017

Global business outlines trade priorities in call to WTO members

2017-12-13T11:42:25+02:00December 12th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

This statement is issued at the conclusion of the Forum and following prior consultations with businesses and private-sector associations from across the world. On the basis of these discussions, we wish to convey the following recommendations to Members of the WTO attending its 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) as regards the future direction of the world trade agenda.

11 12, 2017

5 reasons why gender equality in trade matters

2017-12-12T18:03:38+02:00December 11th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Hopes are high for the launch of an historic Declaration on Trade and Gender at the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial meeting taking place in Buenos Aires this week. Buenos Aires, 11 December 2017 The declaration – if adopted – will seek to promote a more inclusive trade agenda by enabling more women [...]