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International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC)

The International Grain Trade Coalition Association (IGTC) is a non-profit federation of associations formed to serve the greater good by promoting and facilitating the performance of the supply chain for grains, oilseeds, pulses and derived products. Aims include:

  • Support accomplishments toward world food security and economic well-being goals as defined by the United Nations.  
  • Inform and promote the common/shared interests of international actors that include farmers, producers, exporters, importers, governments and consumers.
  • Foster a safe, predictable, sustainable, affordable, nutritious and secure food supply across the world.
  • Share critical research and expertise on the global supply chain.  
  • Serve the diverse needs arising from international provision of food, feed, transport and processing for grains, oilseeds, pulses and derived products in particular by:
    ➢ Providing technical, legal and economic evaluations of certain current and future practices and policy on the impact on the distribution chain and food availability, security, affordability, and safety;
    ➢ Communicating internationally and supporting regional, national and local communication.

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Participate in IGTC

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: to begin your participation with IGTC.  

Latest News

04.10.2021 IGTC response to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) consultation on the "Draft ISPM on Commodity-based standards for phytosanitary measures"
IGTC has submitted a response to the second consultation on the draft International Standard for Commodity Measures (ISPM) which will be up for approval in April 2022 at the next annual Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM).

Read more about the IGTC's response here.

12.09.2021 IGTC briefing for International Grains Council (IGC), September 2021
IGTC has conducted further work to implement the December 2018 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Grains Council (IGC -, an intergovernmental organisation that seeks to:

  • Further international cooperation in grains trade;
  • Promote expansion, openness and fairness in the grains sector;
  • Contribute to grain market stability and to enhance world food security.

Read the IGTC's latest briefing note, drafted for the attention of the IGC's September Market Conditions Committee (MCC), here.

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