How does ICC membership
work for you?
ICC members belong to
an organization representing businesses from all sectors
all over the world. ICC is the only world business organization.
It promotes business enterprise and investment as the most
effective way of raising living standards and creating wealth.
ICC works for the liberalization of trade and investment
within the multilateral trading system.
Being a member of ICC
enables you to take part in the work of ICC's commissions
and special working groups, composed of a total of more
than 500 business experts who regularly meet to scrutinize
proposed international and government initiatives affecting
their subject areas. Members of ICC learn what really matters
for their companies at an early stage and win time to make
the right decisions.
Through ICC's many working
bodies, members shape ICC's policy and elaborate its rules.
ICC gives priority to the issues that most urgently concern
its members. It is the members who set ICC's agenda.
ICC members are at the
forefront of business self-regulation. ICC is world leader
in setting voluntary rules, standards and codes for the
conduct of international trade that are accepted by all
business sectors and observed in thousands of transactions
Member companies and business
associations are instrumental in the development of such
key international trading instruments as Incoterms, the
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credit (UCP
500) and GUIDEC (a set of guidelines for ensuring trustworthy
digital transactions over the Internet).
ICC's privileged links
with major international organizations, including the UN
and its specialized agencies and the World Trade Organization,
allow the organization to effectively represent the interests
of its members in international fora. ICC members prepare
business positions for submission to international organizations
and also, through ICC's global network of national committees,
By being part of ICC,
members gain influence both at national and international
ICC offers members many
of the advantages of belonging to a prestigious club and
the chance to forge business relationships at the highest
level at exclusive ICC events.
Category of Annual Eligibility Condition
sized corporations engaged in business activities.
and corporations engaged in business activities.
organisations representing financial, industrial,
commercial and shipping and shippers interest.
Members of ICC India
are ipso facto members of ICC.