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The voice of enterprise - Edition 38

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

USCC analysis outlines the state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, EU, Mexico & Canada

USCC analysis outlines state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, EU, Mexico & Canada

A new analysis by the US Chamber of Commerce outlines the state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, the European Union, Mexico, and Canada, which have been imposed in response to new US tariffs on imported goods. The analysis shows how much of each state’s exports are threatened by retaliatory tariffs, highlights each state’s hardest-hit products, and shows the total number of jobs supported by global trade in each state, illustrating exactly what American families and consumers stand to lose in a potential trade war Read more

 
WTO: Rate of new trade restrictions from G20 economies doubles   USCC: New tariffs threaten to torpedo America’s economic resurgence   Canadian Chamber reacts to implementation of retaliatory tariffs

WTO: Rate of new trade restrictions from G20 economies doubles

Report’s findings should be of 'real concern’ for international community
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USCC: New tariffs threaten to torpedo America’s economic resurgence

The proposed tariffs are ill-conceived and ultimately indefensible
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Canadian Chamber reacts to implementation of retaliatory tariffs

Regret that such a point reached with an important ally and trading partner
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

US Chamber’s Donohue statement on new tariffs against China

Use of tariffs puts all the burden on American companies and consumers
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BDI: Escalating the transatlantic trade conflict: Trump threatens EU with tariffs on cars

US Investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 on automobiles
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Ai Group opening statement: Inquiry examining the TPP-11

AiG sees the modern agreement as the template for future FTAs and recommends it to the panel
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Canadian Chamber welcomes legislation for Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

Agreement represents a major opportunity for Canadian businesses
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FKI: The 2020 GBC Plenary Meeting to take place in Seoul   MEDEF: Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux elected president for five years   BusinessEurope: Pierre Gattaz succeeds Emma Marcegaglia as President

FKI: The 2020 Global Business Coalition Plenary Meeting to take place in Seoul

Multilateral cooperation is necessary for rebuilding the North Korean economy
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MEDEF: Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux elected president for five years

New President to “continue the fight for competitiveness” of French companies
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BusinessEurope: Pierre Gattaz succeeds Emma Marcegaglia as President

European Union should continue to protect its interests in line with WTO rules
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Ai Group new report on energy crisis – “From worse to bad”

Report identifies several big barriers to overcome if to improve electricity pricing and supply
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TUSIAD: Time for social compromise and reforms

Statement following the presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey
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CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn’s response to the Chequers Summit

Business will welcome the fact the Government has reached agreement
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CEOE: Spain and Australia analyze bilateral trade and investment opportunities

Business delegation of CEOE to visit Australia between October 20 and 28
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CNI: 36th Brazil-Germany Economic Meeting (EEBA)

Brazilian and German entrepreneurs want to increase partnership in Industry 4.0
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CII: GST makes India a single market for the first time

GST is the most significant tax change since India’s Independence
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MEDEF: The World is changing, let’s give France a boost

Reform proposals based on education, social model, simplification & taxation
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren: US tariffs will not have any major immediate impact on the economy

 

JAPAN Keidanren Chairman Nakanishi: G7 Summit was a forum for in-depth discussions

 

CHINA CCPIT joins hands with foreign chambers of commerce to combat trade protectionism

 

CHINA CCPIT: SCO Business Forum – Officials and entrepreneurs discuss trade

 

FINLAND EK: Fully committed to equal rights & equality of opportunities

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

B20 & IRP participate in Resource Efficiency workshop in Buenos Aires   B20: Energy, Resource Efficiency & Sustainability Task Force meeting Bariloche   B20 attends Trade Dialogues event at the WTO´s headquarters in Geneva

B20 & IRP participate in Resource Efficiency workshop in Buenos Aires

Workshop entitled “Resource Efficiency: A Global and Local Perspective”
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B20: Energy, Resource Efficiency & Sustainability Task Force meeting Bariloche

In the framework of G20’s Meeting of Energy Ministers & the Latin American Energy Forum 2018
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B20 attends Trade Dialogues event at the WTO´s headquarters in Geneva

Event gathered over 60 business representatives to discuss the challenges faced by global trade
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G20: Consensus reached at energy ministerial meeting   G7 Canada: The Charlevoix G7 Summit Communique   SCO: Joint communique of the heads of state on simplifying trade procedures

G20: Consensus reached at energy ministerial meeting

Countries have different possible pathways to achieve cleaner energy systems
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G7 Canada: The Charlevoix G7 Summit Communique

Share the responsibility of working together to stimulate sustainable economic growth
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SCO: Joint communique on simplifying trade procedures

Significant potential for further developing mutual trade between the SCO member states
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UPCOMING EVENTS

July 19-20

G20: 4th Meeting of Finance and Central Bank Deputies - Buenos Aires, Argentina

July 21-22

G20: 3rd Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors - Buenos Aires, Argentina

July 23-24

XXI Meeting of the Brazil-Japan Business Council - Tokyo, Japan

July 24-25

Science 20 (S20) - Rosario, Argentina

July 30-31

G20: 2nd Meeting of the Task Force on Digital Economy - Buenos Aires, Argentina

August 06-07

Civil 20 Summit (C20) - Buenos Aires, Argentina

August 13-19

Youth 20 Summit (Y20) - Cordoba, Argentina