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* Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligation The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) launched the Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO), a standard in supply chain finance. Please check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Global Risks – Trade Finance 2013 The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) issued the Global Risks – Trade Finance 2013. The report provides reviews on the risks in trade finance from the global trade finance industry’s perspective. Check the press release. Download a copy of Global Risks – Trade Finance 2013.
* BRICS Business Council 6 March 2013, Pretoria The BRICS Members announced the launch of the BRICS Business Council for trade and industry promotion. Check here for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * BRICS Customs Cooperation 11 March 2013, Pretoria The BRICS Customs Agencies search for speeding up customs procedures and agreed to unify the software, organize preliminary informing and stimulate electronic customs clearance of cargoes. Please follow the link.
16 January 2013 OECD and WTO developed a database of trade in value added indicators to analyze the value added by a country in the production of any good or service that is then exported. Please read more about this jointed initiative here and here.
19 November 2012 The WTO’s interactive tool offers data on merchandise and commercial services trade as well as selected market access indicators from World Tariff Profiles (a WTO, ITC and UNCTAD co-publication). The tool is accessed through the WTO’s website (www.wto.org/stats) and consists of four parts: – The Trade Dashboard – The Trends Dashboard – The Tariffs Dashboard – Made in the World The data is presented in the form of interactive maps, charts and data tables and the information can be export underlying the graphics.