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About Us

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: to begin your participation with IGTC.  

Latest News

12.11.2021 US APHIS web resource with details of ePhyto trading partners
A new US APHIS website provides crucial information for plant product trading countries about the current status of the use of the IPPC's ePhyto Solution between trading partners. The website, here, is complementary to the information coordinated by IPPC about registration and adoption of ePhyto around the world (IPPC landing page, here).

11.11.2021 IGTC continues campaign to support WTO SPS Declaration
In the context of the 25th anniversary of the WTO’s SPS Agreement and the 12th Ministerial WTO Conference (MC12) that will take place at the end of November 2021, IGTC continues to highlight its support for the “SANITARY AND PHYTOSANITARY DECLARATION FOR THE TWELFTH WTO MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE” that is currently under the spotlight at the WTO SPS Committee. The November 2021 WTO SPS Committee meeting saw further support for the Declaration among WTO members, as well as agreement on a schedule of work and discussions on SPS priorities (report here).

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