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

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IGTC workshop: Do international rules-based systems work for the grain trade? 20 June, 2018 - London



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

Latest News

London Grains Week - IGTC leaders gather to discuss the facilitation of the international grain trade

London Grains Week took place from 10-15 June in London, UK. IGTC activities included:

  • In-person meetings of the IGTC Executive and Low-Level Presence (LLP) Policy Team
  • 32 international grain trade leaders participating in the IGTC Strategy Session, dealing with the IGTC's 6 "files" relating to the facilitation of the international trade of grain
  • IGTC representation at the 49th Session of the International Grains Council (IGC)
  • IGTC workshop at the IGC Annual Conference (workshop programme here)

IGTC attends International Forum on Food Safety and Trade, Geneva 

This week the grain trade is being represented at the International Forum on Food Safety and Trade in Geneva, a conference that is being jointly hosted by the World Trade Organization (WTO), UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), World Health Organization (WHO) and the African Union.

Thematic sessions of relevance to the grain trade include:

  • Digitalization of the supply chain and benefits for food safety
  • Phytosanitary standards and checks: risk profiling and trade facilitative measures
  • Use of international standards

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