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Ben Singh-Jarrold: ICC’s Rethinking Trade Report 2017 – Digital Trade March Gathers Pace

As we move into the age of the industrial internet, the future for Trade Finance looks bright

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Simon Paris speaks to the BBC on globalisation and global trade growth

Broadcast yesterday on the BBC World Service, the Business Daily radio programme questioned whether we are approaching the end of globalisation.

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Marking World SME Day: joint working group to enable trade financing for micro- and small and medium enterprises

To mark World SME Day, the World SME Forum (WSF) based in Washington and Istanbul, together with the World Trade Board based in London, take the opportunity to highlight a joint working group aimed at enabling access to trade financing for micro- and small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

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Annie Lennox to speak at World Trade Symposium 2017

Today we announced that Annie Lennox, the award winning musician and activist will focus on global inequality issues and achieving sustainability at the World Trade Symposium 2017.

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Ben Singh-Jarrold: A jobless future or growth through digital trade?

Ben Singh-Jarrold, Corporate Strategy at Misys, dispels the myth that technology poses a risk to the future of global employment, and demonstrates the value of technology in trade finance with real use cases.

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Gerard Hartsink: The value of the LEI for businesses

The Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Index can help businesses make smarter, less costly and more reliable decisions about who to do business with

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David Hennah: Not all blockchain is created equal

The sooner we move on from the hype and hyperbole of blockchain and focus on the true potential of distributed ledger technology, smart contracts and the Internet of Things, the better

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Diane Wang: Digital Platforms; Anti-globalization has already lost

Digital platforms have already succeeded in connecting the entire world, making complete digital globalization a guarantee that protectionists and nationalists will soon be forced to accept

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Amidst a growing anti-trade rhetoric, we must continue to drive global trade for true financial inclusion

Trade remains a critical enabler of achieving global harmony and reducing poverty

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David Hennah: A good moment for world trade

Four reasons why the TFA should be recognised as the WTO’s greatest achievement

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Sir Vince Cable: Trump’s threat to the world trade system

Sir Vince Cable: It's time for an offensive against the backward-looking and damaging protectionist thinking that's emerging, and focus on remaking the case for an open trading system

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Thierry Geiger: “The world needs a more inclusive trade” (World Economic Forum & Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation)

World Economic Forum & Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation: The barriers that need to be broken down for a more inclusive trade

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David Hennah: My six reasons why the ICC’s observer status at the UN is good for the world

In an unprecedented move, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly has granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Here are six reasons why it matters.

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