FKI’S GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK POST COVID-19

In May and June, 2020, the Federation of Korean Industries conducted a survey about the world after the pandemic, in association with the Global Business Coalition members. Business associations from 18 major economies, standing for more than 54% of the world's total...

WHAT TRADE CAN DO FOR CLIMATE

In June 2020, Business Europe, member of the GBC, issued a position paper proposing a number of measures and areas of action on multilateral, bilateral and unilateral level that can contribute to the promotion of climate action through trade policy." European...

Business Europe proposals for a European Economic Recovery Plan

Business Europe unveils its plan for the best recovery in the EUDespite the extraordinary efforts of governments and the EU institutions to support businesses and workers through the crisis, Europe’s economic and political environment as we gradually exit from the...

CONFINDUSTRIA’s new Presidency

The Global Business Coalition congratulates Mr Carlo BONOMI, who has been elected President of Confindustria for the 2020-2024 four-year period. Participation was high despite the circumstances and a record percentage of the consents expressed equaled to...

How to maintain supply chains at times of COVID 19?

In the wake of the COVID 19 pandemic and its effects on businesses, the 16 federations members of the Global Business Coalition have drafted urgent measures to be taken by governments and authorities in order to mitigate potential harmful effects, help combat the...

Canada 360° Economic Summit 2020

The inaugural Canada 360° Economic Summit, January 30, 2020 in Toronto/ MaRS Centre, will harness the ingenuity of the business community to ignite the creativity that will help Canada thrive in a rapidly changing world.

WTO DG- SELECTION PROCESS, CANDIDATES AND TIMELINE

On May, 14 2020, Director-General Azevêdo informed the 164 WTO members that he would be stepping down from his post on 31 August 2020, one year before the expiry of his mandate. Under guidelines agreed by the General Council in December 2002, the General Council Chair...

Turkmenistan is granted the observer status in the WTO

At a meeting of the WTO General Council on 22 July, WTO members agreed to grant Turkmenistan observer status. Turkmenistan, a state in Central Asia with a population of about 6.2 million, thus became the last former Soviet republic to establish a formal relationship...

WTO report examines impact of COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses 

The WTO Secretariat has published an information note looking at how micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It notes the impact of supply chain disruptions on MSMEs and the extent to which smaller businesses are...

GBC, the Global Business Coalition, operates as a worldwide platform of exchanges between national business communities and advocates on behalf of more than 21 million enterprises, in major international fora

Global Business Coalition Network Map - March 2017