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ICC joins call for emergency debt relief for developing countries

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is urging finance ministers to use this week’s Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group (WBG)...

Highly trained customs workforce key to trade reform success—WB

Educating customs officials and customs brokers through regular training is positively associated with lower border and documentary compliance times, according to a recent case...

East Asia adopts 45 reforms to improve ease of doing business

Business reforms continued at speed in East Asia and Pacific, with regional economies adopting 45 reforms during the past year, bringing to 371 the...

WB designing $200M modernization plan for PH customs

The World Bank (WB) is preparing a project that aims to support the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) in enhancing its efficiency, effectiveness and...

WTO chief: China’s commitment to openness will continue to drive economy...

World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo recently visited Beijing, China to participate in the “1+6” roundtable meeting hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, together...

More inclusive global value chains can advance growth in developing countries-report

Global value chains (GVCs) are transforming world trade, but must be more inclusive if they are to deliver greater benefits to developing countries and...

Merkel, leaders of five multilateral agencies seek answers to globalization challenges

German Chancellor Angela Merkel played host to her annual meeting involving the chiefs of the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the World...

UNCTAD convenes forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) will organize the first International Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees (NTFCs) in cooperation with the...

Indonesia’s economy seen to grow stronger in 2017

The economy of Indonesia will accelerate 5.1% to 5.3% in 2017, predicts the National Development Planning Agency or Bappenas. The estimate is based on the...

“Trade must be an engine of growth for all” – WTO,...

Article from WTO. World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim...