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The voice of enterprise - Edition 26

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

Three national chambers create alliance to build a new NAFTA

CCC, CCE & USCC: Three national chambers create alliance to build a new NAFTA

The national chambers of commerce of Canada, Mexico and the US have launched the North American Economic Alliance, a platform for the three private sector organizations to speak with one voice to the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican governments about the most effective way to enhance the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Read more

 
Environment Ministers’ Meeting – Communique, Bologna, Italy   USCC: 2017 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit   CII: Indian Industry is ready for the landmark Goods & Services Tax reform

G7 Environment Ministers’ Meeting – Communique, Bologna, Italy

‘5-year Bologna Roadmap’ adopted - aims to advance common activities on resource efficiency
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USCC: 2017 Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit

Need to ‘demystify’ the circular economy as a key way of enabling business to mobilize
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CII: Indian Industry is ready for the landmark Goods & Services Tax reform

GST is expected to bring significant gains for economic growth, employment & exports
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GBC MEMBER FEDERATIONS

 

AiG & FACCI join forces to build capacity of Indigenous business community

Partnership to continue work in building capacity of the First Australians Business Community
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BusinessEurope: Strengthening cooperation between EU & Latin America

Companies should take full advantage of existing opportunities in the two regions
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UIA discuss the strategic issues of the Sustainable Development sector

Problems of generation and transportation of special waste were among topics discussed
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CEOE presents white paper on the system for training at the Job

Universities & vocational training centers should also become involved in this challenge
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BDI: The robust economic situation is no cause for complacency

Favourable economic conditions may have negative political consequences
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USCC: Investor Confidence Indicator released by U.S.-Africa Business Center

ICIFA is a tool created to support business investment & government policy decision making
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BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren: Sixth EU-Japan sector-to-sector meeting held in Brussels

 

CHINA CCPIT: China calls for stronger Asia-Europe digital connectivity at ASEM Forum

 

HONG KONG HKGCC: Global and Domestic regulations risk crippling Hong Kong

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

B20 Summit Report: Towards a future-oriented and sustainable world economy   Successful G20 conference in Berlin supports new partnership with Africa   G7 Transportation Ministers’ Meeting – Joint Declaration, Cagliari, Italy

B20 Summit Report: Towards a future-oriented and sustainable world economy

Issue areas align with past priorities & reflect new initiatives introduced
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Successful G20 conference in Berlin supports new partnership with Africa

Africa is high on the G20 agenda with the ‘Compact with Africa’ initiative
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G7 Transportation Ministers’ Meeting – Joint Declaration, Cagliari, Italy

Investing in high-quality, innovative infrastructures key to sustain growth
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FSB report on the financial stability implications from FinTech   OECD: Ground-breaking innovative multilateral BEPS convention signed   Outcomes of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017

FSB report on the financial stability implications from FinTech

To identify supervisory & regulatory issues that merit authorities’ attention
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OECD: Ground-breaking innovative multilateral BEPS convention signed

Convention will close loopholes in thousands of tax treaties worldwide
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Outcomes of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017

Global economy in search of a new balance - key theme for discussions
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UPCOMING EVENTS

July 04-05

2nd Global Procurement Conference – Public Procurement & Competition Policy - Rome, Italy

July 05-06

G20 Sherpa Meeting including a Joint Meeting with the Finance Deputies - Hamburg, Germany

July 07-08

G20 Germany Summit - Hamburg, Germany

July 23-28

APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) 3 - Toronto, Canada

Aug 27-Sep 1

SIWI: 2017 World Water Week – Water and Waste – Reduce and Reuse - Stockholm, Sweden