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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 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.  

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28.11.2022 IGTC General Assembly 2022, Brussels
This week in Brussels, an international group of grain trade participants will gather for the annual General Assembly of the International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC).

The 2022 General Assembly will be hosted by IGTC's European member association COCERAL, along with a series of other activities that will take place from November 29-December 1.

The programme of activities for the IGTC global grain trade delegation includes:

  • Discussions of current international trade priorities with supply chain partners
  • Exchanges and information sharing with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), DG Agriculture, and other EU officials
  • General Assembly to enable key governance decisions made to set the IGTC Business Plan for 2023, as well as the strategy for the medium and long term

For further information please contact the IGTC Secretariat Jacinta Mwau secretariat@igtcglobal.org

14.11.2022 Join IGTC at Global Grain Geneva November 15-17
Join IGTC at the Global Grain Geneva 2022 this week. The purpose of the conference is to allow industry experts to discuss trade in an unprecedented time. Themes of panel sessions include “Implications of Energy Crises on Feed & Food Security”, “Sustainability in Grain Markets”, “Sustainable Transformation of Maritime Transport”, “Structural Changes in Grain Trade”, among others.

As an industry sponsor, IGTC is guiding and leading a number of panel sessions at the three-day event. IGTC President Gary C. Martin will address the opening session and introduce H.E. Dr. Ali El Moselhy, Minister for Supply and International Trade of the Government of Egypt. Gary will lead a panel session on November 17 on “Redefinition of Trade Execution: Challenges and Opportunities”.

IGTC activities at the conference will include an exhibition to promote the work of the Coalition and its participants.

The official conference web page is here.

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