G20 - ICC: "International cooperation is vital to tackle global challenges that transcend borders – from climate change to growing inequalities."
Writing in an opinion editorial in today’s edition of the Australian Financial Review, International Chamber of Commerce Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO says delivering substantive results on trade reform at this weekend’s G20 Osaka Leaders Summit would help defuse trade tensions and safeguard the rules-based global economic order.
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.
Common-sense reforms that make trading easier and faster can have a greater impact than removing every tariff in the world.
Following the conclusion of the G20 Hamburg Summit, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement. Paris, 10 July 2017 Sunil Bharti Mittal said: “We commend the German Presidency’s leadership in securing an outcome to the G20 Hamburg Summit which emphasises the importance of international cooperation in tackling [...]
Following the release of the G20 Hamburg Summit communiqué, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement. Paris, 9 July 2017 ICC G20 Advisory Group Chairman, Marcus Wallenberg, said: “We’ve been clear in recent months that G20 must stand firm on keeping markets open to trade and investment. We welcome that [...]
Ahead of the 2017 G20 Leaders Summit in Hamburg, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued the following statement. Paris, 7 July 2017 John Danilovich, ICC Secretary General, said: “We continue to face the challenge of global growth being too low and benefiting too few. This is the defining economic test of our times—and [...]
At the B20 Summit in Berlin, Germany this week, global business presented recommendations to the G20, urging governments towards greater international cooperation. Berlin, 2 May 2017 At a time of increasing protectionist sentiment and global policy uncertainty, over 700 companies and business associations from G20 countries have called on their governments to further cooperate [...]
Following the conclusion of the 2017 G20 Finance Ministers meeting, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued the following statement: John Danilovich, ICC Secretary General, said: “We continue to face the challenge of global growth being too low and benefiting too few. This is the defining economic test of our times—and we urge all G20 [...]
Berlin, 01 December 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has unveiled the latest edition of ICC G20 Business Scorecard rating G20 responsiveness to key business policy priorities for growing the global economy. The Scorecard shows G20 progress on a number of international business priorities but reveals important missed opportunities by the group to [...]
This year's G20 Leaders Summit concluded last week in Hangzhou, China. The event took place against a backdrop of sluggish GDP growth and growing concerns about stagnating living standards - leading G20 leaders to place a heavy emphasis on global trade as an engine of inclusive growth and job creation in their annual communiqué. ICC, [...]
Hangzhou , 05 September 2016 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued the following statement in reaction to the G20 Hangzhou Leaders’ Summit final communiqué. ICC Secretary General John Danilovich said: "We've been adamant in recent months that G20 must do more to tackle the worrying slump in world trade. The Hangzhou Summit represents [...]