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The voice of enterprise - Edition 30

BUSINESS FEDERATIONS NEWS

B20: German business passes the torch to Argentina

B20: Germany passes the torch to Argentina

Handover took place one month before Argentina will officially assume the chairmanship of the G20 on December 01. B20 Argentina will be led by Funes de Rioja as Chair, he will be assisted by six business chambers - ADEBA, BCBA, CACS, CAMARCO, SRA and UIA - as Co-Chairs. B20 Sherpas Carolina Castro (Executive Sherpa) and Fernando Landa (Policy Sherpa) are tasked with bringing the B20 Argentina to life. "This is a great opportunity for our region and our country, taking into account the transformation process Argentina is going through and the structural reforms the government is putting in place to face the challenges of open market economy, the globalization process, and smart integration," said Funes de Rioja.

 
EU-Indian Policymakers explore European efforts in resource efficiency   Important step taken by TUSIAD and BDI on Turkey-Germany economic relations   FKI: US-Korea Business Council & Korea-US Business Council Meeting

EU-Indian Policymakers explore European efforts in resource efficiency

Widespread recognition that Circular Economy approaches are a win-win
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Important step taken by TUSIAD and BDI on Turkey-Germany economic relations

MoU signed to enhance cooperation in the areas related to Industry 4.0
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FKI: US-Korea Business Council & Korea-US Business Council meeting

Councils urge governments to make every effort to preserve KORUS
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GBC NEWS

 

USCC: US-Mexico CEO Dialogue focuses on NAFTA

The group agreed upon four principles to guide the future of the US-Mexico relationship
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Ai Group comment on Federal Opposition approach to FTAs

We need to better understand why our companies continue to find barriers to doing business
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BDI calls for more market and less state intervention by the Chinese government

German companies are unhappy about high market access barriers in China
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CEOE: Spain-Italy Dialogue 15th edition, Rome

Discussions included approach to the political future of EU and other topics
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CEOE: Statement from Board of Directors in light of the situation in Catalonia

The economic consequences of the situation in Catalonia are already being felt
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CBI: Businesses should start making clear what they want agreed by March 2019

The business view on the October European Council meeting in Brussels
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CCC: Tax package announcements an improvement, but full overhaul needed

Chamber has advocated a full and independent review of the tax system
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BusinessEurope: Divided e-Privacy vote demonstrates lack of Parliament debate

BusinessEurope called for greater time to discuss such an all-encompassing and complex topic
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USC Foundation releases first-of-its-kind workforce development curriculum

Lays out employer-led approach to closing the skills gap
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WORLDWIDE BUSINESS FEDERATIONS AT A GLANCE

 

JAPAN Keidanren: Seeking a swift conclusion of the TPP11

 

CHINA CCPIT will deepen cooperation with USCBC and USCC

 

SAUDI ARABIA CSC: Saudi-Japanese Business Council discusses strategic partnership

 

FINLAND EK: EU needs a functioning and fair energy & climate policy

 

IRELAND IBEC: Data and data management underpin the modern economy

PEOPLE WATCH

IRP: Izabella Teixeira elected co-chair, to serve alongside Janez Potocnik   USCC: Robert Rooney named Chairman of US-UK Business Council   USCC: Nisha Desai Biswal appointed President of US India Business Council

IRP: Izabella Teixeira elected co-chair, to serve alongside Janez Potocnik

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USCC: Robert Rooney named Chairman of US-UK Business Council

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USCC: Nisha Desai Biswal appointed President of US India Business Council

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GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

IMF: 36th meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee   World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 2017: Development Committee Communique   B20 lobbies for open and inclusive trade at WTO Public Forum

IMF: 36th meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee

Meeting chaired by Mr. Agustmn Carstens, Governor of the Bank of Mexico
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World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings 2017: Development Committee communique

Global growth improves over past year with recovery in investment, trade & commodity prices
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B20 lobbies for open and inclusive trade at WTO Public Forum

Greatest task would be on national level in order to make trade work for everyone
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G7 agreement on principles for assessing cybersecurity in the financial sector   FSB publishes stock take on cybersecurity regulatory and supervisory practices   APEC Finance Ministers issue joint statement after Hoi An meeting

G7 agreement on principles for assessing cybersecurity in the financial sector

Measures adopted at the G7 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors meeting in Washington
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FSB publishes stock take on cybersecurity regulatory and supervisory practices

The changing nature of cyber risk to financial institutions is driven by several factors
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APEC Finance Ministers issue joint statement after Hoi An meeting

The next APEC Finance Ministers' Meeting will be held in Papua New Guinea in 2018
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 06-17

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UNFCCC COP 23: Bonn Climate Change Conference - Bonn, Germany

Nov 07-10

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EcoMondo 21th Edition - Rimini, Italy

Nov 10-14

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31st ASEAN Summit and related Meetings - Pampanga, Philippines

Nov 12-14

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BDI-CNI: German-Brazilian business days - Porto Alegre, Brazil

Nov 13

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CBI: Global Growth Conference - England, UK

Nov 13

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IRP: Importance of resource efficiency in successful implementation of Paris Agreement - Bonn, Germany

Nov 13-14

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Sustainable Innovation Forum 2017 - Bonn, Germany

Nov 20-23

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21st Meeting of the International Resource Panel - Lima, Peru

Nov 21-22

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Stars in Africa: EU-Africa Youth & Entrepreneurship Forum - Nairobi, Kenya

Nov 27-28

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Launch of the G20 Resource Efficiency Dialogue - Berlin, Germany

Nov 27-29

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Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference (2017) - Washington D.C., USA

Dec 04-06

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Third meeting of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 3) - Nairobi, Kenya

Dec 10-13

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11th WTO Ministerial Conference - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Dec 12-14

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World Efficiency Solutions - Meeting for Low Carbon & Resource Efficient Economy - Paris, France