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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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Breaking news: Ambassador Michael Froman joins World Trade Symposium 2017 as keynote speaker

As tried and tested frameworks for global trade under attack on both sides of the Atlantic, will new models be ready to take their place? How should banks, corporates, regulators and entrepreneurs react? Join our esteemed speaker as he asks the big questions.

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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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Manoj Menon, Head of Global Transaction Banking at FGB, is the latest business leader to join the World Trade Board

Welcoming Manoj Menon, a distinguished international banking and trade finance business leader, to the World Trade Board.

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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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Prof. Dr. Michael Henke is latest visionary to join the World Trade Board

Professor is a renowned expert at the forefront of supply chain management research

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Anabel González, Senior Director of the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice Joins World Trade Board

Former Minister of Foreign Trade (2010-14) for Costa Rica and member of World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Trade and Investment is latest addition to experts on World Trade Board

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Address from Simon Paris, Joint Chair of World Trade Board

The state of trade today, and why you can't afford to miss this year's World Trade Symposium

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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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