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New OECD Reports Outlines Business Investment Contribution to SDGs (4/24/2019) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has recently published a report on "The Contribution of International Business Investment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)."
USCIB Joins Coalition in Urging Specific US Government Action on US-China Trade (4/23/2019) - USCIB Joins Coalition in Urging Specific US Government Action on US-China Trade
Latest US Business Tax Dialogue With OECD to Focus on Digital Economy (4/23/2019) - Companies will meet with officials from the OECD and national governments at a Junne conference in Washington, D.C.
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Press Releases

Latest US Business Tax Dialogue With OECD to Focus on Digital Economy (4/23/2019) - Companies will meet with officials from the OECD and national governments at a Junne conference in Washington, D.C.
International Chamber of Commerce Prepares to Launch Incoterms® 2020 (4/22/2019) - Get ready for the launch of the latest version of the renowned trade terms used worldwide.
Global Business Endorses the ICN Framework for Competition Agency Procedures (4/10/2019) - The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Association of in-house competition lawyers (ICLA), and the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB) welcome the announced approval of the International Competition Network (ICN) Framework for Competition Agency Procedures (CAP), as an encouraging step towards a more sound and fair competition enforcement across the globe.

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From the President

The Global Trade Talks Nobody’s Talking About (3/16/2019) - At the December 2017 WTO ministerial in Buenos Aires, 71 countries made a political declaration to begin discussing new global rules to facilitate the expansion of the digital economy beneficial to both developed and developing countries.
In Op-ed, Robinson Stresses Business’s Critical Role in WTO Modernization (2/6/2019) - USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson has appealed for a strong business role in efforts to modernize the global trade body.

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Op-Eds and Speeches

ICC UK’s Chris Southworth Discusses Brexit Burdens in FT Letter (2/19/2019) - The head of the International Chambers of Commerce UK office Chris Southworth published a letter in FT on February 8 on affects of Brexit on smaller UK traders. 
In Op-ed, Robinson Stresses Business’s Critical Role in WTO Modernization (2/6/2019) - USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson has appealed for a strong business role in efforts to modernize the global trade body.

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Member and Staff News

Job Opening: Membership and Business Development Assistant – NYC (3/21/2019) - POSITION DESCRIPTION Position: Membership and Business Development Assistant Organization: United States Council for International Business Location: New York, NY Reports to: Senior Director, Member Services General Description: Assists the Business Development Department in the full range of membership development, including attracting new corporate members and retaining and developing current membership base. Particular emphasis is required on the process of identifying […]
USCIB International Business Magazine: Winter 2018 Issue (12/13/2018) - The Winter 2018 issue of USCIB’s quarterly International Business magazine is available here. The issue features a timely column by USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson titled, “Upholding Human Rights Requires Strong Partnerships."
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Media Coverage

ICC UK’s Chris Southworth Discusses Brexit Burdens in FT Letter (2/19/2019) - The head of the International Chambers of Commerce UK office Chris Southworth published a letter in FT on February 8 on affects of Brexit on smaller UK traders. 
In Op-ed, Robinson Stresses Business’s Critical Role in WTO Modernization (2/6/2019) - USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson has appealed for a strong business role in efforts to modernize the global trade body.

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Positions and Statements

USCIB Joins in Business Appeal on WTO Reform (4/2/2019) - USCIB has joined with leading private-sector groups from Argentina, Brazil, the European Union and Mexico in a statement on reforming the World Trade Organization. Meeting at a daylong seminar in Sao Paolo hosted by CNI, the Brazilian industry confederation, the groups underscored the critical importance to business of the WTO “as the proper and only way to guarantee the full range of rules and necessary predictability to promote global economic and investment growth.”
The Global Trade Talks Nobody’s Talking About (3/16/2019) - At the December 2017 WTO ministerial in Buenos Aires, 71 countries made a political declaration to begin discussing new global rules to facilitate the expansion of the digital economy beneficial to both developed and developing countries.

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Big Ideas

Post-Brexit Trade: An Opportunity to Set New Standards (3/12/2018) - As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, the country is at a crossroads. To deliver success means delivering trade deals fast, and the only way to do that is to be more innovative, explains Chris Southworth, the secretary general of ICC United Kingdom.
The Big Idea: UN Climate Talks: Why the Private Sector Needs to Be Involved Now (5/1/2015) - UN engagement with the private sector is imperative from both an economic and environmental standpoint. We need to manage and address the risks of climate change, and doing so requires engaging all countries and societal partners. USCIB wants to make sure negotiators do not miss the opportunity to anchor business in climate deliberations.

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