IGTC meetings and events: calendar update

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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: Secretariat@IGTCglobal.org to begin your participation with IGTC.  

Latest News

16.02.2023 IGTC in action - Geneva, Switzerland
IGTC objectives are being advanced at several meetings in Geneva, Switzerland this week.  Discussions with key thought and decision leaders at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures, and the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF), as well as several high-level officials from national delegations, are identifying ways for the IGTC to work with and support efforts of common interest.  Providing for trade and investment in agri-bulk markets to advance food security in the context of geopolitical developments and a global, rules-based trading environment is central to the discussions and follow-up actions. Read the full article here.

30.01.2023 IGC Grain Forum and Council Session - January 19-20, 2023
On Jan 19-20, IGTC participated in the IGC Grains Forum and the 57th IGC Council Session. During the IGC Grains Forum, IGTC presented on two discussion items: "Facilitating the reintegration of the Black Sea region into the global grains market" and "Sustainability in the grains value chain.” The following day in the 57th IGC Council Session, IGTC also submitted a statement under article 5, joining the WTO in reporting on the recent developments affecting the grain trade. The full text of the statement can be read here.

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