Digitalization of global trade gets major push

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 27 January 2020

The digitalization of global trade received another push this week, with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the government of Singapore and industry participants signing an agreement to facilitate and accelerate the adoption of technologies in commerce at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

By Deepali Sharma

"Digital platforms will lower existing barriers to international trade in the coming years and enable many more businesses to participate in the new global economy," John WH Denton AO, the secretary general of the ICC, said in a statement. The global companies participating in the agreement are Asia...

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