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The voice of enterprise - Edition 44

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

GBC calls for international regulatory coherence in digital trade rules

GBC calls for international regulatory coherence in digital trade rules

- Digital technologies and data are fundamental elements of modern business
- GBC calls for a multilateral approach to digital trade rules
- GBC advocates for improved data stewardship practices to restore consumer confidence
While the GBC welcomed the start of negotiations on electronic commerce within the World Trade Organization, there are ongoing concerns that unilateral regulatory action could hurt global trade. Read more

 

Communique: Global Business Coalition Presidency handover

Communique: Global Business Coalition Presidency handover

- Federation of German Industries (BDI) passes the baton to Union Industrial Argentina (UIA)
- GBC calls on the G20 and G7 to rebuild trust in globalization
- GBC requests governments to advance the rules of the multilateral trading system and shape the digital transformation
On invitation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the principals of the GBC came together for their Annual Plenary meeting on February 11-12 in New Delhi. The GBC met with representatives of the Government of India and Leaders of Indian and international industries to discuss trade and investment, resource efficiency and digitalization. Read more

 

GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

FKI to host GBC Plenary Meeting 6th edition in Seoul in 2020

Korea to reinforce role as bridge between advanced & emerging economies
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Ai Group supports global initiative to reform WTO

Innes Willox led discussions on Digitalisation at GBC 5th Plenary Meeting
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MEDEF International's digital taskforce goes to India

Opportunity for the French firms to showcase their expertise
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TUSIAD: Simone Kaslowski elected President at 49th General Assembly

Murat Ozyegin, Mehmet Tara and Bahadir Balkir elected Vice Presidents
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BDI: Jefta is a political and economic milestone

Jefta free trade agreement between the EU and Japan will apply from February
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CBI: Unwelcome surprise - Japan & Turkey trade deals not rolled over under no deal

Many companies unaware their relationships across the globe at risk from a no deal Brexit
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CCC: Calls for tax system to keep up with the economy of tomorrow

Canada's tax system is not prepared to support businesses in today's pace of economic change
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MEDEF launches its campaign "Thank you Europe"

To demonstrate that Europe's purpose is not for the few but for all, everywhere
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USCC: Donohue to serve on American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Board will help guide the National Council for the American Worker
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US Chamber releases 2019 International IP Index

Report lays out IP Roadmap for 21st century knowledge-based economy
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CNI presents 5 proposals to reduce barriers to Brazilian exports in the WTO

Non-tariff barriers reduce Brazilian exports by 14% per year
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GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

 

B20 Tokyo Summit - Message from the Chairman of Keidanren

Towards the realisation of Society 5.0 for SDGs
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar 06-09

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24th Meeting of the International Resource Panel - Nairobi, Kenya

Mar 11-15

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4th UN Environment Assembly - Nairobi, Kenya

Mar 14-15

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B20 Japan Summit - Tokyo, Japan

Mar 26-29

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Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2019 - Boao, Hainan, China