IGTC presence: WTO Seminar on crop protection product residues - 26th February, 2018 
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Washington D.C. IGTC Seminar: Global issues impacting the grain trade

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IGTC London programme announced - June 18-20, 2018

 

 

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About Us

The International Grain Trade Coalition

The International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC) is a not-for-profit association. Its purpose is to provide representation and share expertise on the commercial requirements and economics of the world's food, feed and processing industries. 

The IGTC’s overarching objective is to achieve a market and regulatory environment supportive of trade that avoids disruptions in the international trade of grain, oilseeds, pulses and derived products. 

Trade associations and councils around the world working to support trade of grains, oilseeds, pulses and other agri-bulks join forces under the guidance of their more than 8000 members in 85 countries who are Corporate Stakeholders in IGTC.

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Participate in the IGTC

 

For-profit entities supporting IGTC are welcome to be identified as IGTC Corporate Stakeholders and help guide our work. Trade associations and Councils working to support international trade of grains, oilseeds, pulses and other agri-bulks are welcome to apply for IGTC membership. IGTC also seeks partnership with governmental bodies, other international interest groups and academic institutions. Please contact us at: Secretariat@IGTCglobal.org to begin your participation with IGTC.  

Latest News

 

04.05.2018
IGTC welcomes Acting Vice President Iliana Axiotiades

COCERAL Secretary General Iliana Axiotiades has taken office as IGTC Acting Vice President, providing leadership as the newest member of the IGTC Executive. Iliana’s experience, expertise and influence at the highest levels of the European policy making environment are valuable additions to the IGTC team. The IGTC welcomes her in its global effort to achieve a market and regulatory environment supportive of trade that avoids disruptions in the international movement of grain, oilseeds, pulses and derived products. 

20.04.2018
Plant health: Harmonizing global phytosanitary measures, paperless trade 

This week the IGTC attended the IPPC’s annual “Committee on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM)” which brought together 183 governments at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome.

The IGTC was able to signal the grain trade’s ongoing commitment to engagement with the IPPC at the event. Contact was made with a number of governments including the African Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, South Korea, UK, Ukraine and USA.

Critical to the IGTC’s mission to achieve a market and regulatory environment supportive of the international trade of grain, oilseeds, pulses and derived products, there was debate on:

  1. The International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) on grain and principles for commodity and pathway standards more generally.
  2. The progress of the ePhyto initiative (latest updates here).

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