ICC hails Bali agreement as welcome news for the world economy
The ICC reckons the historic agreement will restore confidence in the multilateral trading system and generate a stimulus of $US1 trillion to the world economy World’s biggest trade deal on track to be completed
The benefits of completing the TTIP are enormous, and it’s essential that politicians and the business community do all they can to back it, argues Andrew Cahn
The TTIP agreement: a global win-win solution?
Camilla Jensen says that for EU firms the most interesting aspect is the potential for more cross-Atlantic investment TTIP has great potential but there are no guarantees Raoul Ruparel thinks that it is important to tread carefully when championing the potential benefits of what could become a crucial policy Can we predict Europe’s future? Yes, we can!
Raoul Kirschbichler asks what will historians say about the European continent at the end of this century? Will they say that the eurozone failed? Will the EU even exist? Many think not
The cold hard reality of EU renegotiation
It is time that David Cameron stopped making political points about the EU and started delivering practical measures, argues Robert Oulds A second thought on economic sanctions
Richard Sawaya writes that economic sanctions have been a perennial staple of US foreign policy, currently touted as effective ‘coercive diplomacy’ in the case of Iran Sustainable growth requires a long term focus from business
For businesses to thrive in the long term requires both a focus on business opportunities and a broader consideration of corporate governance, Ian Goldin finds Historic opening of arbitration centre set to advance Palestine/Israel commercial dispute resolution
Israeli and Palestinian business leaders joined the leadership of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to witness the historic launch of the Jerusalem Arbitration Centre (JAC) Improving prospects for the Brazil-EU strategic partnership
Both parties are keen to explore ways to shape better consensus at the global level on issues of importance, Michael Emerson writes Brazil: innovation commitment, the only way
Robson Braga de Andrade says that important steps are still needed in order to grow sustainably and recover high growth rates Why does Brazil want to lead the WTO?
The Brazilian leadership coincides with a clear decline of the WTO in the past five years, Susanne Gratius writes What kind of fiscal union?
The sovereign debt crisis in Europe brought back a debate on the lacking components of European integration. Marek Dąbrowski discusses Western Balkans challenges and RCC response
Ordinary people want to focus on present challenges, and not the past, writes Goran Svilanović How to improve security of supply of raw materials in Europe?
Emma Marcegaglia looks at the challenges and answers The UN's development agenda: an opportunity to cement private sector-led growth
The United Nations has embarked on an ambitious effort to define forward-looking objectives to succeed the MDGs. Adam Greene and Norine Kennedy outline the debate The challenge for the next generation
John Manley thinks that the unemployment rate among Canadians is likely to fall significantly over the next decade or two Is there a genuine and feasible Islamic economic agenda?
Islamic political movements have shown they lack a coherent and realistic economic vision, writes Javier Albarracín The EU's economic policy architecture after the ratification of the Fiscal Treaty
The Treaty does not offer a definitive solution to the problem of finding the appropriate budgetary monetary policy mix, finds Jørgen Mortensen Britain needs to push for EU reform from within
Phillip Souta says that the UK needs to stay fully engaged in negotiations and not go down the blind alley of making UK-specific demands Open trade and growth for all
Among the many negotiation frameworks that aim to facilitate open trade, the work of the OECD is critical, argues Phil O'Reilly Global Trade Archive 2013 To link to archive articles click here