International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

International Chamber of Commerce
Membership:Business interests in over 140 countries


The International Chamber of Commerce promotes international trade and investment, and helps business meet the challenges and opportunities of globalization. ICC has three main activities – rule setting, arbitration and policy – and provides essential services such as ICC Arbitration, training, commercial crime fighting and customs facilitation.

National committees, including USCIB, work with their members to help set priorities and provide input in the formulation of ICC positions, and they convey these positions to their governments. Worldwide, more than 2,000 experts drawn from ICC’s member companies feed their knowledge and experience into crafting the ICC stance on specific business issues. The United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the G20 and many other intergovernmental bodies, both international and regional, are kept in touch with the views of international business through ICC.

Recent News

Global Business Welcomes New WTO Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (6/9/2021) - USCIB members had two occasions in early June to hear from the new World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr. Okonjo-Iweala Ngozi on her priorities for global trade and on opportunities for business to engage with her on this agenda in the months ahead.
Joint Business Statement on Trusted Government Access to Personal Data (5/12/2021) - In light of the OECD's work to develop policy guidance for trusted government access to personal data held by the private sector, USCIB joined with Business at OECD (BIAC) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to release a joint business statement that addresses the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy’s (CDEP).

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