IRTA Member Qoin Co-Hosts 2nd International Conference

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IRTA Member QOIN Co-Hosts the: 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems IRTA invites you to attend QOIN’s 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems to be held on June 21, 2013 in The Hague, The Netherlands. The event is part of a 5 day Conference including programs for academics and practitioners. At the Conference you will gain knowledge on cutting-edge systems …

Las Vegas Venetian Selected for IRTA’s 34th Annual International Convention

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The International Reciprocal Trade Association (IRTA), the world’s leading association and advocate for the barter and trade industry, is pleased to announce its 34th Annual International Convention will be held at the five-star world renowned Las Vegas Venetian Resort Hotel from September 19th through 21st, 2013. The thirty-six story all-suites Venetian Resort Hotel sets the standard for upscale luxury suites and …

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President’s Message: IRTA Completes Another Record Year

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2012 was another great year for IRTA and UC as both organizations surpassed their numerous goals for the year. The IRTA Global board of Directors is proud to report the following notable accomplishments of 2012: UC trading set an all-time annual record of $6,525,976 for 2012 and topped the monthly million dollar trading mark in December of 2012 with $1,024,350 of trading. …

IRTA Completes Agreement with Bartercard International Group

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IRTA Completes Agreement For Bartercard International Group To Pay 50% of Prior Licensee – Bartercard/USA’s Reciprocal Trade Accounts Universal Currency (UC) To Administer The Program IRTA is pleased to announce that it has completed an agreement with the new owners of Bartercard International Group (BIG) whereby they have agreed to pay 50% of the positive reciprocal trade balances that were owed to …

New UC Stimulus Program Announced

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UC Announces New Stimulus Program — 1,000 Trade Dollar Rebate to UC Members! UC has been setting new trading records virtually every month this year and UC/IRTA wants to keep the positive momentum going! UC has a trade dollar surplus because it operates as a zero-balanced based inter-exchange system and maintains a healthy loan-loss reserve fund. As a result, the …

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Press Release: Organized Barter Systems Growing to Alleviate Financial Stress

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Portsmouth, VA – The current global recession has placed enormous financial pressure on every business sector, every level of government and virtually every individual on the planet. The prolonged economic downturn has tested peoples’ confidence in once-respected financial institutions and government-managed monetary systems. The recent proliferation of barter exchanges, community currency systems, online barter sites, government sponsored trade systems and …

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IRTA Issues New Advisory Memo on Exchange Deficits

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On March 28th, 2012 The IRTA Global Board of Directors approved a new comprehensive advisory memo titled “Guidelines & Recommendations for Barter Exchange Deficits.” The advisory memo explains how properly managed exchange deficits that fall within IRTA recommended guidelines can increase trade volume by “providing the right level of money supply sufficient to allow members to buy and sell freely …