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.
ICC’s position on the Brexit is driven by the practical need to minimise the disruption inherent within the divorce process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"We encourage the US and all its trading partners to find new ways to resolve ongoing trade tensions through multilateral dialogue — and without recourse to further tariff increases."
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
As the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) 11th ministerial conference kicks off this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, business is mobilising to support the WTO and its multilateral rules-based approach to trade through the first-ever official “business forum”. Buenos Aires, 11 December 2017 This year, the WTO’s 11th annual ministerial conference takes place at a time [...]