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The voice of enterprise - Edition 39

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

GBC Statement – For a new political commitment to reshape the global trading system

GBC Statement – For a new political commitment to reshape the global trading system

We are deeply worried about the stability of the rules-based global trading system. To generate prosperity, business needs reliable modern international rules, predictability and stability as well as strong and impartial referees. Quick fixes or simple fine-tuning will not do. International cooperation is essential. We need a positive agenda that enhances the strengths in the global trading system while addressing its shortcomings in an effective way. Read more

 
CCC launches Coalition to Keep Trade Free to advocate for freer trade   ABusinessEurope: EU-US trade relations – reason has prevailed   CCC and USCC welcome continuation of NAFTA negotiations

CCC launches Coalition to Keep Trade Free to advocate for freer trade

Building the case for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement
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BusinessEurope: EU-US trade relations – reason has prevailed

The agenda for talks between EU and US to de-escalate the current trade conflict is the right one
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CCC and USCC welcome continuation of NAFTA negotiations

Achieving a trilateral agreement remains a priority for both organizations
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

BDI: A new agenda for transatlantic relations

BDI proposes an eight-point-plan for the coming negotiations
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CII: New export opportunities for India in trade with US and China

Strategize trade dialogue with US taking into account India’s competitive advantage
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CBI: Open and controlled – A new approach to immigration after Brexit

Companies want to see a new approach that remains open enough to grow the UK economy
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USCC releases privacy principles after industry-wide discussion

A clear, single set of rules & regulations will bring best results for consumers and businesses
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Ai Group welcomes Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership

The agreement will prompt many companies to have another look at the Indonesian market
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Ai Group attends RCEP Trade Negotiating Committee meeting in Bangkok

RCEP, when signed, will be the largest trading bloc in the world, covering 30% of global trade
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MEDEF celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Summer University

More than 7,000 business people and entrepreneurs took part in the event
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TUSIAD and TOBB issue joint statement on economic situation in Turkey

Economy in a delicate period due to global developments and internal dynamics
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CCC responds to the diplomatic and trade tension between Canada & Saudi Arabia

The citizens of both countries stand to gain much more from constructive engagement
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CEOE: Joaquim Gay de Montellà leads delegation to Malaysia and Indonesia

Main goal to identify business and investment opportunities to strengthen cooperation
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MEDEF: 65 companies join “Act4nature” initiative to protect, enhance & restore biodiversity

Ten point Commitment to embed biodiversity in every aspect of business
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren Chairman Nakanishi’s statements and comments at his press conference

 

CHINA CCPIT and US-China Business Council discuss Sino-U.S. economic and trade relations

 

CHINA CCPIT organizes seminar on impacts of US withdrawal from Iranian Nuclear Deal

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

B20 at the G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue Workshop in Puerto Iguazú   G20 encourages training in skills to tackle challenges posed by future of work   Declaration of the G20 Employment Ministerial MeetingG20 calls for a more inclusive, fair and sustainable future of work

B20 at the G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue Workshop in Puerto Iguazú

B20, presented its resource efficiency specific recommendations
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G20 encourages training in skills to tackle challenges posed by future of work

G20 ministers underscore importance of coordinated policies
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G20 calls for a more inclusive, fair and sustainable future of work

Declaration of the G20 Employment Ministerial Meeting
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G20 confirms importance of digital economy for global development   G20-B20 Digital Economy Summit Buenos Aires   G20 Communiqué: Third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

G20 confirms importance of digital economy for global development

Joint declaration issued after the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting in Salta
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G20-B20 joint event - Digital Economy Summit Buenos Aires

Joint event to contribute to strengthening of a global digital agenda for development
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G20 Communiqué: Third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting

World’s main economies acknowledge trade as a key engine of economic growth
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APEC advances trade vision relevant to the times   BRICS Declaration calls for full implementation of Paris Agreement & 2030 Agenda   WTO: DG Azevedo – Now is the time to speak up for trade and the trading system

APEC advances inclusive trade vision relevant to the times

Target of free and open trade and investment in the region by 2020
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BRICS Declaration calls for full implementation of Paris Agreement & 2030 Agenda

The Johannesburg Declaration is structured around four key themes
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WTO: DG Azevedo – Now is the time to speak up for trade and the trading system

There is real and justified concern about the escalation we are seeing
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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 18-30

UN General Assembly - New York, USA

September 19-20

Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity - Paris, France

September 19-21

G7 Canada Environment, Oceans and Energy Ministers Meeting - Halifax, Canada

September 22-24

CCC: 2018 AGM & Convention - Thunder Bay, Canada

September 24-25

BDI: Day of German Industry - Berlin, Germany

October 02-03

USCC: The 2018 Small Business Summit - Washington, D.C., USA

October 02-04

WTO Public Forum - Geneva, Switzerland

October 03

G20: 3rd Meeting of the Health Working Group - Mar del Plata, Argentina

October 04

G20: Health Ministerial Meeting - Mar del Plata, Argentina

October 04-05

B20 Summit - Buenos Aires, Argentina

October 12-14

Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund - Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia