The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Union of African Shippers’ Councils (UASC) entered into a cooperation agreement that aims to facilitate the exchange of views and consultations on issues of common interest to both organizations.
ICC has published a collection of standards to help border authorities determine a standardized definition of a diligent trader. With a widely-accepted premise that low-risk traders should receive benefits for their investment in security and compliance, a variety of “trusted trader programmes”, commonly referred to as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programmes have been implemented worldwide.
The full programme of a unique conference uniting all of ICC’s Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) chapters is now available on the ICC website. Members and non-members alike are encouraged to take advantage of an early bird rate that ends 22 May.
Members of ICC’s Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO) Drafting and Education Groups converged in Paris last week to present the new rules that are set to revolutionize trade finance transactions.
Front centre: Etienne Clementel with the merchants of peace
Members at the 1938 World Council meeting
58th session of the ICC Council in Paris on 21 October 1938
First session of the Preparatory Committee for an international trade organization held in London at Church House, Westminster 15 October 1946
From left - ICC Chairman Peter Wallenberg, US President George H W Bush, ICC Vice-Chairman and USCIB Chairman Joseph E Connor and USCIB President Abraham Katz at the White House 21 June 1990
Participants at the 20th Congress in New Delhi, India, February 1965