London Grains Week 2019: A huge success for IGTC



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World Grain Trade Forum - Beijing, 27th November, 2018

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IGTC presence: WTO Seminar on crop protection product residues - 26th February, 2018 
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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: to begin your participation with IGTC.  

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05.11.2019 IGTC annual General Assembly and associated events in São Paulo
This week more than 50 international grain trade representatives will gather in Brazil to take part in the IGTC's annual General Assembly and associated events. The programme, organised in partnership with the Associação Nacional dos Exportadores de Cereais (ANEC), includes:

  • A "field visit" to Brazil's most significant port facilities at Santos
  • A "São Paulo Grains Forum" hosted at the Headquarters of Embrapa Territorial to discuss the latest issues facing the international grain trade
  • The IGTC's annual General Assembly

08.10.2019 Fourth bilateral meeting between IGTC and the International Seed Federation (ISF)
IGTC and ISF delegates met in Arlington, Virginia on 4 October, to continue discussions on information sharing and plant breeding innovation. For IGTC, this means pragmatic, achievable, effective information-sharing solutions with the ultimate aim of ensuring smooth trade flows of agri commodities. The following specific agenda items were discussed:

  • Updates on regulatory developments and trends in research and innovation
  • Outreach with the food sector and other actors in the value chain
  • Common priorities in global regulatory alignment

A debrief from the meeting was presented to the wider IGTC Policy Team.

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