On 18 May 2020, the WTO Committee on Government Procurement received Brazil’s bid to start negotiations on joining the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA). In its statement, Brazil said it hoped to present its initial market access offer and reply to a checklist of...
At a virtual meeting of all WTO members on 14 May, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced that he would step down on 31 August, cutting his second term short by one year.He said that bringing forward his departure would allow members to select his successor in...
“Simply Services — A Trade in Services Speaker Series” is an informal platform for the exchange of knowledge and information on trade in services. Open to all delegates and the Secretariat, it regularly convenes services experts to the WTO to share the latest information on trends in services trade.
B7 2019 theme “Inclusive economic growth and governance for the 21st Century”
G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency initiative, March 20-21, 2019, Paris
Can developing nations compete in a digital world?
Massive online app provides scientific evidence for high-impact decisions
2019 B20 Summit in Japan under the leadership of Keidanren
B20 Tokyo Summit Seven Principles handed over to G20 Chair, H.E. Mr Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan
GBC contributes to Global Resources Outlook 2019 – Implications for Business Leaders
Towards the realisation of Society 5.0 for SDGs
German companies came together for the workshop “Towards the Tokyo Summit”
The forum also will launch the Qingdao Initiative
Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt
International cooperation has become much more challenging
Leaders renew commitment to work together to improve a rules-based international order
Report documents the substantial progress that has been made
Proposal will be presented at WTO General Council meeting on 12 December
For a three-year term starting on December 2, 2018
Geneva trade trio promise better trade data for small businesses
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría presents Economic Outlook
Prepared by the IMF Staff with inputs from the OECD
DARE – Data Analytics Raising Employment initiative
The near-universal recognition of Circular Economy’s merits is a recent development
Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair and Direct Reuse in the Circular Economy
Wealth of economic opportunities when acting on climate change highlighted
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) Plenary met in Ottawa
Next APEC Finance Ministers’ meeting will be in Santiago, Chile in October 2019
Investing in People: The Time is Now
The Argentine G20 presidency underscored the progress made so far in different areas