“We need to reform and revitalize the dispute settlement function” WTO Deputy Director General Angela Ellard

During the 35th CACCI Conference themed “Sustainable and Resilient Growth Through a Robust World Trade” on November 2, 2021, Ms. Angela Paolini Ellard, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization, made a presentation on “Making the WTO More Adaptable to the Economic and Trade Realities of Today.” In her presentation, Ms. Ellard made notable […]

ICC session on CACCI Study on Achieving a Successful World Trading System

CACCI Study on “Achieving a Successful World Trading System” discussed at the ICC ITPW 2021 – This year’s ICC International Trade and Prosperity Week (ICC ITPW 2021), which was organized virtually by the ICC United Kingdom on October 18-22, 2021, included a session on the CACCI study on “Achieving a Successful World Trading System”. Held […]

Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan discusses WTO reforms with CACCI leaders

On October 26th 2021, Australian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment The. Hon. Dan Tehan MP, held an online discussion with leaders of the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) to argue for the necessity of WTO reforms given the current headwinds that the world trade system is facing. Hosted by CACCI […]

Asia – Pacific businesses call for WTO reform

The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), a network of national chambers from 25 economies across Asia and the Western Pacific, launched an evidence-based plan for reforming the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as well as the relationships with the major global intergovernmental institutions, at a global virtual event on October 29 to stimulate discussion in […]

Webinar on the WTO and WTO Reforms with the Minister of Trade, Tourism and Investment of Australia

CACCI is pleased to invite its members and colleagues to participate in the webinar on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and on the WTO reform efforts to be organized by the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), in cooperation with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on October 26, 2021 at […]

“Achieving a Successful World Trading System” A Policy Statement by CACCI

To download the Summary of CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view Summary of CACCI Policy Statement online, click HERE.     To download Complete CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view Full Complete Policy Statement online, click HERE.

Invitation to the Launching of CACCI Recommendations to Improve World Trading System on 29th October 2021 (15:00 Taiwan Time ) – Register Now

Register HERE To download the Invitation in PDF format, click HERE. Register HERE     To download the Summary of CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view the Summary of CACCI Policy Statement online, click HERE.   To download the Complete CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view the Complete CACCI Policy Statement online, click HERE.  

Summary of CACCI Study on “Achieving a Successful World Trading System”

Reform Starts at Home   To download the Summary of CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view the Summary of CACCI Policy Statement online, click HERE.   To download the Complete CACCI Policy Statement, click HERE. To view the Complete CACCI Policy Statement online, click HERE.  

35th CACCI Conference “Sustainable and Resilient Growth Though a Robust World Trade”

CACCI wishes to invite its members and friends to join this year’s  35th CACCI Conference to be held virtually on November 2, 2021 at 2:00 PM, Taipei time. Co-organized by our Primary Members from Taiwan, namely, the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association (CIECA) and the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce (CNAIC), this year’s […]

4th Virtual Steering Committee Meeting on May 3 discusses WTO reforms

Chaired by CACCI President Mr. Samir Modi, the fourth virtual meeting of the Steering Committee for the CACCI Study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System” was held on May 3, 2021 starting at 2:00 PM, Taipei time. A complete list of the attendees is attached as Annex 1.   I. Welcome Remarks by the Committee […]

New Asian-led venture to revive the WTO

The foremost network of business groups from the Asia Pacific has commissioned renowned macroeconomist Dr Andrew Stoeckel to author a study on resurrecting the world trading system. The Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI), a network of national chambers from 27 economies across Asia and the Western Pacific, will deliver an evidence […]

Steering Committee for CACCI Study on World Trading System holds 2nd Meeting on March 2, 2021

The second virtual meeting of the Steering Committee for the CACCI Study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System” was held on March 2, 2021, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM, Taipei time. Chaired by CACCI President Mr. Samir Modi, the meeting drew the participation of members of the Steering Committee or their representatives, and CACCI […]

Steering Committee for CACCI Study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System” holds 1st virtual meeting

The Steering Committee for the newly commissioned study by CACCI on “Resurrecting the World Trading System” held its first virtual meeting on February 2, 2021. Committee members include CACCI President Mr. Samir Modi; Chairman of the Advisory Board and CACCI President Emeritus Mr. Ken Court; CACCI Advisory Board Members Amb. Benedicto Yujuico from the Philippine […]

Research Study Proposal on “Resurrecting The World Trading System”

  Background   In 1990, the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) commissioned the Centre for International Economics (CIE) in Australia to undertake a study and report entitled “Western Trade Blocs“ which was launched at a CATO Institute event – (Please see page 5 of the September/October 1990 issue of the Cato […]

Steering Committee for CACCI Study on World Trading System Formed

As part of preparations for the conduct of the CACCI research study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System”, a Steering Committee has been formed to ensure that the study is conducted in an orderly way and the agreed timelines and expectations are met. Composed of CACCI officers and other selected CACCI members, the Committee is […]

CACCI Council endorses research study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System”

CACCI Council members at the recently concluded 92nd CACCI Council Meeting held on November 20, 2020 approved the proposal made by the CACCI Advisory Board to commission a research study on “Resurrecting the World Trading System.” In 1990, CACCI commissioned the Centre for International Economics in Australia – under the leadership of Dr. Andrew Stoeckel […]