Over the past few months, Customs authorities in Latin America and the Caribbean have had to work hard and think outside the box in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tons of personal protective equipment, including masks, gowns, medical devices, medicines, and disinfectant products, as well as food and other necessities, have passed through these agencies. Those shipments had to be prioritized and dispatched quickly and safely, without neglecting the regular flows of trade.
Recommendations by GTDW Speaker Ziyang Fan Head of Digital Trade, World Economic Forum & Mike Gallaher The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies and services, which have kept trade flowing even as movement has been restricted. This has highlighted the need to modernize trade rules and reverse the trend of digital protectionism. Modernizing digital trade rules will advance digital trade and create more jobs, human connections and creativity in
Digitizing records will make supply chains more resilient to future shocks - World Economic Forum In the wake of supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus, several experts have reiterated the need to obtain more visibility across the chain. Companies who sell finished goods generally know production and shipment schedules for their Tier 1 suppliers, but they usually have little to no knowledge of suppliers further up the chain. Obtaining this visibility is considered key to
National resilience tipped to overcome crisis Nations are collaborating with each other on the fight against the coronavirus outbreak to control the damage to people's health and the impact on the global economy. Here, in the first part of a series titled "One World, One Fight", we look at how countries can work together. The Chinese #economy could be poised for a strong recovery in the second quarter as the nation gets back to work, according to experts. Businesses, particul
Standard Chartered Bank has become the first financial institution to join TradeLens , the #blockchain based #supplychain initiative jointly run by A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM.
“As a critical link in the global supply chain ecosystem, Standard Chartered Bank plays a crucial role in supporting global trade transactions,” said Michael Spiegel, Global Head of Trade, Standard Chartered Bank.
Todd Scott, VP of Global #TradeSolutions, IBM, said the inclusion of Standard Chartere
The company will be one of the first in the world to implement the technology in order to streamline the #supplychain and prevent #forgeries and delays. A step up in implementing advanced technology in ports: the Israel Ports Company, which develops and operates the Israeli Ports Community System (IPCS), has launched an innovative pilot project for transferring bills of lading, using #blockchain #technology. This new approach is expected to deliver significant savings in time
"Tackling the challenges of #Interoperability and #DataHarmonisation - How Can We Achieve Seamless #Digitisation of Global Trade?" - Confirmed speakers on this leaders topic include: Craig Burchell, Vice President Global Trade Affairs, Huawei Technologies Richard Morton, Secretary General, International Ports Community System Association (IPCSA) Thomas Bagge, CEO, Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) AGENDA ENGLISH | www.kwglobaltrade.com | Linkedin GTDW News | GTDW
ICC has launched the Digital Trade Standards Initiative (DSI) – a collaborative cross-industry effort to enable the standardisation of digital trade. The ICC Digital Trade Standards Initiative (DSI) will build on work done by various likeminded initiatives, many of which aim to digitise trade, notably through the development of open trade and technology standards to promote interoperability. The ICC DSI will promote greater economic inclusion through the development of open t
''Leveraging Data & Innovative Technologies to Comply with Trade Regulations, Mitigate Risks & Maintain Operating Margins in an Increasingly Uncertain Cross-Border Trade Environment" As part of the preparations for GTDW China Trade Development Forum, June, Shanghai we are pleased to announce the Trade Compliance Leaders Panel Discussion and welcome top international speakers; Dr Ali Salamat, Economic Adviser-Trade Economist, the Directorate of International Trade, Oceans and
Delighted to welcome two of the worlds leading experts on customs, trade facilitation, trade security & anti illcit trade to join us in Shanghai this June. Alan Bersin, Former Commissioner U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Dept Homeland Security and Lars Karlsson CEO, KGH Global Consulting & GTDW Advisory Council Member VIEW AGENDA ENGLISH | VIEW AGENDA CHINESE CONFIRMED SPEAKERS [KEYNOTE] Huang Feng, Director General, Shanghai Asia-Pacific Model E-port Network Operational C
GTDW China Trade Development Week 2020 is CONFIRMED to take place 16-18 June, Shanghai Pudong. Co-hosted with APMEN Operational Center, Partnered with Shanghai Association of Foreign Investment & Quality Brands Protection Committee, China (QBPC). PROGRAM ENGLISH: http://bit.ly/37mxOOI PROGRAM MANDARIN: http://bit.ly/37cFLG5 EXHIBITION & PARTNERSHIPS As this is a free to attend event for delegates from Customs & Tax Authorities, Ministries of Trade/Economy/Finance, IP, Police
With the recent launch of Tech neutral Track and Trace Standards for The Global Container Shipping Industry we are excited to welcome back Thomas Bagge, CEO, Digital Container Shipping Association @DCSA_org returning as a Keynote Speaker and Institutional Partner at GTDW China Trade Development Week, 16-18 June, Shanghai Pudong. Get the latest on how trade will benefit from an agnostic technology neutral approach to open standards for a common technology foundation that enabl
New article from our friends at World Economic Forum, Authored by Henrik Hvid Jensen Expanding global trade is essential to reducing poverty. Responsible, accelerated and affordable digitisation can facilitate global trade and sustainably reduce poverty. Five Logistic Internets can increase efficiencies and reduce costs for businesses and trading partners around the world. The expansion of international trade is essential to development and poverty reduction. To meet the UN’s
Welcome to Ricardo Trevino Chapa, Deputy Secretary General, World Customs Organisation & C. Donald Brasher, President, Trade Data Monitor leading the discussion on: "Single Windows: Outcomes, Challenges, Lessons learnt and the Way Forward" What will the future of trade single windows look like? How can the future approach to Single Window increase #visibility and #interoperability How can Single Windows better facilitate trade digitalisation? Are Single Windows reliable for #
Sharing the recent article by Zach Tomlinson, Tradelens on a topic that resonates with the content of GTDW China Trade Development Week around this year's theme of 'Digitalization, Standardization & Interoperability of Trade Technologies' What is a 3PL? Third-party logistics (3PL) providers vary as widely as the industries and customer bases they serve. They can be bulk-scale freight forwarders, private couriers, fulfillment services, and many others. But what they have in co
Delighted to share details by our partners at ICC, under the leadership of John Denton, outlining new digital initiatives for global trade. We look forward to ICC and many of the technologies and players involved in these initiatives joining us for the 19th Global Trade Development Week China Forum & Technologies Expo, 16-18 June, Shanghai Pudong, under the theme: Digitalisation, Standardisation & Interoperability of Trade Technologies As part of ICC’s Declaration for the Nex
Africa heads into a historic year in which the long-awaited African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) finally becomes a reality, with trading under the scheme scheduled to begin on 1 July. The largest free trade zone to come into being since the launch of the World Trade Organisation in 1995, the AfCFTA is a bold venture, especially on a continent where intra-African trade is languishing at about 18% of total trade. And the political will behind it is unprecedented for a
Making international trade safe, efficient & secure - The exclusive week dedicated to the best of trade technologies for legitimate electronic trade, secure supply chain and anti illicit trade technologies in the Asia Pacific region. We are excited to announce our partnership with Co-Host APMEN Operational Centre, Quality Brands Protection Committee of China (QBPC) and Shanghai Association of Enterprises With Foreign Investment (SAEFI) to introduce The 19th International Edit
Welcome back to the new year and a new decade for The 4th GTDW Anti Illicit Trade, Brand & IPR Protection Conference + GTDW Trade Facilitation, Compliance & Digitalisation Conference & Exhibition our biggest edition to date returns to Shanghai Pudong, China from 16-18 June, presented in English & Mandarin as part of the 19th Edition of Global Trade Development Week. Theme: Digitalization, Standardization & Interoperability of Technologies. 800 International delegates, 80 Spea
‘Digitalisation, Standardisation & Interoperability of Global Trade’ GTDW China Trade Development Week 2020 is pleased to continue our long collaboration with The International Port Community Systems Association & Associated Networks to join the 19th International Edition of Global Trade Development Week returning to Shanghai Pudong, 16-18 June, 2020. The event is Co-hosted in partnership with APMEN Operational Centre in English & Mandarin. The programme welcomes 800 internat