1 07, 2019

World business calls on G20 leaders to act with greater urgency

2019-07-01T12:33:10+02:00July 1st, 2019|Environment and Energy, Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

G20 - ICC: "International cooperation is vital to tackle global challenges that transcend borders – from climate change to growing inequalities."

27 06, 2019

ICC Sec Gen calls on G20 for substantive results on trade reform in joint op-ed

2019-07-01T12:28:21+02:00June 27th, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

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.

20 06, 2019

ICC brings voice of global business to WTO e-commerce negotiations

2019-06-20T12:30:41+02:00June 20th, 2019|Digital Economy, Global issues & trends, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is bringing the voice of business at the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) negotiations for the use of electronic commerce (e-commerce).

3 06, 2019

Global Dialogue on Trade publishes recommendations from first round of debates

2019-06-07T17:03:16+02:00June 3rd, 2019|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

Since the platform’s launch, representatives from more than 50 businesses, 14 think tanks, and 6 multilateral organisations participated in the debates.

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.

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.

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

Forum to highlight business support for WTO

2017-12-12T18:05:07+02:00December 11th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

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 [...]

28 11, 2017

New ICC business guide demystifies international trade agreements

2017-11-28T17:57:31+02:00November 28th, 2017|Global issues & trends, News, Trade and Investment Policy|

The authors have worked hard to simplify the complex and technical subjects of trade and investment to make them more accessible.

17 10, 2017

ICC and WTO announce second successful proposal under ‘Small Business Champions’ initiative

2017-10-18T12:13:55+02:00October 17th, 2017|News|

ICC and the World Trade Organisation (WTO) announced today (17 October) that a proposal submitted by the Union of Chambers of Commerce of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is the second to be selected under the Small Business Champions initiative. Paris and Geneva, 17 October 2017 The proposal sets out a plan to [...]