An Asia trade war threatens The trade war between the USA and China is ongoing. Abhijit Mukhopadhyay says the Japan-South Korea dispute threatens to further derail international business Trade policy after three years of populism The populist turn in many nations’ politics has sharpened the rhetoric against globalisation. Simon Evenett and Johannes Fritz find that this has translated into greater protectionism worldwide The WTO dispute settlement and the Appellate Body crisis Matteo Fiorini, Bernard Hoekman, Petros Mavroidis, Maarja Saluste and Robert Wolfe report on insider perceptions and WTO members’ revealed preferences We’re in danger of forgetting the lessons from Bretton Woods Roberto Azevêdo says the world risks forgetting the importance of a rules-based system of economic cooperation, which has underpinned decades of unprecedented peace and prosperity Implications of the Japan–United States mini-trade agreement The impact of the US-Japan mini-trade deal is likely to be minuscule. Sybrand Brekelmans and Uri Dadush review the possible effects and the systemic implications The EU-Mercosur FTA: prospects and risks The deal is worth fighting for, according to Michael Baltensperger and Uri Dadush, and the agreement could be as significant for the globe’s climate as it is for the global economy Incoterms® 2020 – updated rules for sale of goods certainty The International Chamber of Commerce reviews the latest edition of the Incoterms® rules, that ensure a rules-based solution between trading partners worldwide A delicate balancing act The quantum of information that flows across borders has given rise to concerns for national governments. Shagufta Gupta writes that a delicate balancing act is needed to ensure India’s digital sector keeps its global lead The EU’s competition and antitrust tightrope Economic sovereignty remains one of Europe’s biggest challenges. Rebecca Christie and Mathew Heim review the Bruegel meeting that addressed the EU’s global challenges locally The EU is in the US trade war crosshairs The incoming European Commission faces a dilemma. Anabel González and Nicolas Véron believe it should further raise its game to forge effective policies toward the US and China The ‘new’ economics of trade agreements Tariffs have been reduced in the post-war period. Gene Grossman, Phillip McCalman and Robert Staiger analyse the increase in non-tariff barriers and the affect on global trade Truths about trade Cecilia Malmström says the best that we can do is hold on to our values – what we believe to be good and right – but always be ready to challenge received ideas through rigorous research and understanding How Britain will react to a WTO-based Brexit A 'No Deal Brexit' is the most likely outcome. Patrick Minford explains how it is a recipe for UK economic success, free of the shackles of EU protectionism, budget costs, intrusive regulation and subsidisation of unskilled immigration Global trade protection and the role of NTBs Luisa Kinzius, Alexander Sandkamp and Erdal Yalcin demonstrate that trade protection in the form of non-tariff barriers started many years ago Border carbon tariffs: giving up on trade to save the climate? Ursula von der Leyen plans to introduce a border carbon tax to avoid forcing EU companies to move their activities abroad. Henrik Horn and André Sapir ask if trade and climate preservation can coexist? Perspectives on the soft power of EU trade policy The EU has to reposition its trade policies. San Bilal and Bernard Hoekman ask whether the EU has been effective in its pursuit of non-trade policy objectives India at a crossroads The global economy is entering a turbulent phase. Abhijit Mukhopadhyay considers where India sits in an era of bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements India in 2024: Narendra Modi once more, but to what end? India boasts Asia’s fastest growing economy in 2018. Alicia García-Herrero and Trinh Nguyen write that beneath the veneer of impressive GDP expansion, uneasiness about India’s economic model clearly tempers enthusiasm Implications of the escalating China-US trade dispute Uri Dadush considers the impacts on the Chinese and US economies, as well as the strategic problems this dispute poses for Europe Does attaching green issues to trade agreements boost trade liberalisation? Boram Lee analyses MEPs environmental positions and finds that FTAs may have difficulty in being ratified Europe in the midst of China-US strategic competition The trade conflict between the US and China is bringing China-US strategic competition into the open. Alicia García-Herrero says the EU faces an urgent question: how to position itself in the competition? The global macroeconomics of a trade war Increasing protectionism will slow down world trade and may dampen global economic growth. Wilko Bolt, Kostas Mavromatis and Sweder Van Wijnbergen consider the findings from the EAGLE model Multilateralisation with Chinese characteristics Although the BRI is only five years old, China has expanded aggressively. Alicia García-Herrero and Jianwei Xu consider the next step of the Belt and Road Initiative Next-generation technologies and the future of trade Susan Lund and Jacques Bughin consider some of the possible effects and estimate the magnitude of potential changes of the future technological transformation Xi and Trump miss a chance to expand markets The conclusion of the China-US trade negotiations has been postponed. Jeffrey Frankel argues that the US-Japan agreement three decades ago serves as a template Dancing with the dragon: can the EU and China rescue the WTO? Comprehensive WTO reform has never been more urgent. Bart Broer argues that the Sino-European relationship could safeguard the world's trading regime The European Union’s response to the trade crisis The global trading system is being challenged. Uri Dadush and Guntram Wolff consider the possible outcomes and how the EU can respond Brexit delay will not postpone deglobalisation Peter van Bergeijk argues that Brexit and the Trumpian trade wars are symptoms rather than causes, as the world had already started to fundamentally change before either came on the horizon Russia’s foreign policy does not help its economic modernization Russia’s over-ambitious foreign ventures have exacerbated the negative effects of the numerous economic headwinds it faces, Marek Dabrowski writes No deal is the best deal for Britain Patrick Minford considers the options for the UK as they reach the endgame in their negotiations with the EU, and finds that a No Deal Brexit is a recipe for economic success A commitment to shared prosperity If the European Union draws on its roots and finds a way forward through shared prosperity, Christine Lagarde believes the next chapter of unity in Europe will begin The macroeconomic implications of a global trade war Escalating tensions between the US and its trading partners have made a global trade war more likely. Antoine Berthou et al consider the potential effects Assessing global financial stability Tobias Adrian describes what the IMF sees as some of the major factors that could put growth at risk Trade and growth in the age of global value chains The rise of protectionism has revived the debate about the benefits of trade. Carlo Altomonte, Laura Bonacorsi and Italo Colantone highlight the important role played by GVCs in allowing countries to gain by trade Retooling Europe’s economy European firms are investing too little compared to global competitors. Debora Revoltella calls for a 'retooling' of the European economy How Europe could yet take the lead in the global EV development race The electrification of vehicles has become a key trend in the automotive sector. Simone Tagliapietra and Reinhilde Veugelers consider how Europe might best attempt to catch and overtake other countries in the development race The Belt and Road turns five Michael Baltensperger and Uri Dadush recount the background of the BRI, and discuss concerns relating to its geopolitical objectives Time for China to step up to global anti-corruption responsibilities China, the world's largest exporter, is failing to enforce its own laws on foreign bribery. Gillian Dell believes that China should join the major exporting nations to take action against foreign bribery A new vision for trade The Foundation for European Progressive Studies present a vision that can form the core of a new, forward-looking progressive model for trade and investment Geotechnology meets geopolitics Stephen Nagy examines China’s geotechnology strategy and its relationship to the Sino-US artificial intelligence rivalry Between a rock and a hard place European companies are squeezed between US sanctions and the new EU blocking statute. Matthew Oresman and Henrietta Worthington discuss The future of the WTO: cooperation or confrontation There is a danger of further escalation in the tariff war. André Wolf considers protectionism and the future of the World Trade Organization How far can trade policy go in promoting European values? The EU can and should use trade agreements to promote European values but not at the expense of its economic interests, argues Luisa Santos The Chequers proposals are damaging: there are better alternatives Patrick Minford considers the Chequers proposals, and finds that the initial proposals are damaging to the UKs national interests and suggests a better route for the UK Protectionism was threatening global supply chains before Trump Trump’s protectionism has a distinctive focus on disrupting US access to global supply chains. Chad Brown reveals that major economies had begun additional trade protection prior to 2016 The EU's pivot to Asia Fraser Cameron considers the unforeseen consequences of global uncertainty, and how the EU has seized the opportunity in deepening EU-Asia relations The cost of data protectionism Countries are increasingly imposing new data policies which restricts the flow of data across borders. Martina Ferracane, Janez Kren and Erik van der Marel demonstrate how this creates significant costs for domestic and foreign businesses Global value chains and export elasticities: all linkages matter François de Soyres et al. consider the consequences of international input-output linkages on exchange rate elasticities Brexit and the supply chain Lucy Harding and Paul Butterworth consider the overall effect of Brexit on supply chains in the short and medium term Three tariff lessons from US inter-war history Eric Bond et al investigate tariffs during the inter-war period and draw out lessons for the United States and its trade partners Free trade between the EU and US: a match made in heaven The EU and US have recently expressed a desire to aim for zero tariffs and non-tariff measures between them. Hylke Vandenbussche, William Connell and Wouter Simons estimate the gains from such a deal Revisiting the cost of non-Europe Thierry Mayer, Vincent Vicard and Soledad Zignago consider the gains EU members have reaped from the Single Market and what the costs would be of going backwards Transatlantic relations at a crossroads Jean-Claude Juncker argues that whatever future lies ahead, Europe's partnership with the United States must continue to be a driving force for both sides and for the world Sustaining momentum in uncertain times The world economy is currently witnessing a strong upswing. Mitsuhiro Furusawa considers policy priorities to maintain momentum Resolving the conflict between privacy and digital trade Exports of data-based services by developing countries is threatened by the EU's privacy regulation. Aaditya Mattoo and Joshua Meltzer argue that the way forward is to reflect the EU-US Privacy Shield bargain Trade war: how tensions have risen between China, the EU and the US The multilateral trading system has been challenged by unilateralist measures and subsequent threats of retaliation. Francesco Chiacchio discusses possible scenarios for the EU Don’t go spare over excess capacity in manufactures A new front on protectionism has opened up in policymaking circles, with Chinese manufacturing being used as a pretext to raise trade barriers. Simon Evenett and Johannes Fritz challenge the empirical and conceptual basis for doing so The Eurasian Landbridge and China’s Belt and Road Initiative Richard Pomfret argues that the BRI could be a major step towards Eurasian integration and greatly improve rail’s competitiveness relative to air for time-sensitive shipments The Eurasian Landbridge: linking regional value chains Richard Pomfret looks at the catalyst for the Eurasian Landbridge rail services and its impact on trade costs The consequences of protectionism Protectionism is the wrong solution to address concerns about the distributional effects of globalisation, says Benoît Cœuré, and the EU is the vehicle to make trade more equitable What sort of trade deal should the UK negotiate with the EU? Free trade arguments are examined in depth, and Patrick Minford considers the costs and gains should there be no agreement Overcoming zero-sum games to sustain growth and globalisation Antonio de Lecea argues that Europe's stance on globalisation is capable of reconciling higher growth with a fairer distribution of income and opportunities Trade as an engine of growth: prospects and lessons for Europe Benoît Cœuré discusses the rebound in trade growth, and argues that structural headwinds will make it less likely that trade can expand at the pace seen pre-crisis Six signs China wants to avoid a trade war Numerous hints suggest that China wants to keep its economy open, argues Qing Shan Ding Is it a Transatlantic, Transpacific or Eurasian global economy? Nicolas Moës looks at the data on bilateral trade between Asia, Europe and the US in recent years, and considers what this means for the future shape of the world economy A global architecture for international trade: a collaborative approach Olivier Paul sheds light on the unprecedented changes facing the trade finance industry, and explains how ICC aims to positively shape the global trade landscape Ensuring a sustainable global recovery The key challenge now for China is to ensure that its role generating growth and financing remains on a path that benefits the global economy and itself, David Lipton argues Brexit, phase two (and beyond): the future of the EU-UK relationship The trade deal that emerges from phase two of the Brexit negotiations should not be the limit of ambition for future partnership between the EU and the UK, say Maria Demertzis and André Sapir Trade and investment disputes: the role of economists Marion Jansen, Joost Pauwelyn and Theresa Carpenter explore whether economists can be of use in addressing contentious questions in international trade and investor–state disputes US import surges as a pretext for protectionism Simon Evenett and Johannes Fritz put President Trumps' tariff increases into perspective by analysing import surges into the US Globalisation may soon accelerate again Richard Baldwin and Vesa Vihriälä argue that it is time to get domestic policies right to reap the rewards of globalisation Global value chains and Brexit If global value chains are considered, Brexit cuts GDP and costs jobs, argue Hylke Vandenbussche, William Connell and Wouter Simons Economic implications of a protectionist US trade policy Gabriel Felbermayr, Marina Steininger and Erdal Yalcin analyse three protectionist policies that have been discussed by the administration and the effects on the economy European worries about isolationist trends Populist shocks in the UK and US threaten the multilateral order on which the EU depends. Maria Demertzis asks what lies behind these earthquakes, and what does it mean for Europe? Global value chains and the missing US exports To properly understand how trade benefits all involved Yuqing Xing argues that trade statistics need to be reformed to take account of intellectual property Making the most of Europe’s strengths Margrethe Vestager on creating the right conditions for European companies to succeed Should the EU have the power to vet foreign takeovers? André Sapir and Alicia García-Herrero debate the issue, which has become topical in view of recent Chinese investment in Europe The Trump doctrine on international trade: Part one William Nordhaus argues that President Trump embraces fallacies as facts, and that the efforts to reform tax are flawed and will make tax law more complex The Trump doctrine on international trade: Part two Trump risks destroying the fruits of almost 100 years of global trade cooperation, William Nordhaus argues Revitalising connectivity through inland waterways Bipul Chatterjee and Saurabh Kumar discuss how India can become a responsible partner in its neighbours’ development through fostering cooperation in regional infrastructure projects The US antitrust counter-revolution Recent research has highlighted a rise in concentration in the US economy, across different sectors. Economists are now wondering to what extent this is attributable to a shift in the antitrust enforcement philosophy. Silvia Merler reviews contributions to this debate Brexit’s impact on trade Brexit and the election of Trump has injected a major dollop of uncertainty into international commerce. Dan Ciuriak writes about how this could reshape the global trading system USTR Lighthizer introduces the Trump trade doctrine Shanker Singham looks at President Trump’s trade policy, and what the Administration means by ‘free and fair’ trade The mixed blessing of the ‘multi-speed’ EU Marek Dąbrowski examines the rationale behind a multi-speed European Union and the potential risks that could encourage anti-EU sentiments Brexit fork in the road Angus Armstrong asks if it really is the case that the UK can ‘take back control’ and be better off at the same time? Can EU actors keep using common law after Brexit? Uuriintuya Batsaikhan and Dirk Schoenmaker consider what Brexit means for commercial dispute resolution across Europe International arbitration is the way to settle the UK’s Brexit bill The UK-EU financial settlement risks becoming a toxic stumbling block in Brexit negotiations. André Sapir writes that to diffuse the issue both sides should agree to independent international arbitration A renewed approach to competition law BusinessEurope aims to encourage businesses to develop and apply competition compliance and awaken antitrust authorities to the importance of supporting companies’ compliance efforts, Guido Lobrano writes Europeans rediscover enthusiasm for globalization Uuriintuya Batsaikhan and Zsolt Darvas find that improved economic conditions has led to people in the EU seeing globalization as an opportunity Global trade challenges are best tackled through the multilateral system The WTO should seek to bolster global economic cooperation in order to leave a strong and well-functioning trading system for future generations, says Roberto Azevêdo The new protectionism: where does it come from and where may it go? It seems we are in a transition towards a new international regime, a new order, finds Daniel Dăianu Europe in a new world order Maria Demertzis, André Sapir and Guntram Wolff explore what the EUs strategic reaction should be to US diminishing giant policies, and the EUs role in a world of declining hegemony and shifting balances Promoting climate protection while preventing protectionism Susanne Dröge says it is time to talk openly about the options and the risks and to agree on protecting the climate without protectionism WTO TFA entry into force is a watershed moment for world trade The entry into force last month of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement – a landmark global trade agreement – could provide a boost to global trade flows of over US$1 trillion, writes the International Chamber of Commerce The role of TIR Convention in effective implementation of the BBIN MVA Implementation of the TIR Convention holds the promise of boosting regional connectivity, Bipul Chatterjee and Surendar Singh argue Trump, Iran, and guidance for European businesses Matthew Oresman looks at the Trump Administration’s approach to Iran and what European businesses need to consider Post-Brexit trade and development policy Richard Baldwin, Paul Collier and Anthony Venables suggest that the time is ripe for the UK to embrace a new trade and development agenda to demonstrate a country ready to play a key role on the world stage Brexit: a new industrial strategy and rules on state aid Nicholas Crafts argues that there is an unheralded downside of a hard Brexit Trump’s U-turn on trade with China is good news, but the EU should not be complacent The EU has a lot at stake, and should be ready to steer a tactical course between its two main trade partners, André Sapir writes The EU should not retaliate against Trump’s protectionism Marek Dabrowski argues that the EU should build a broad coalition of allies to defend free trade Protectionist threats jeopardise international trade Meredith Crowley, Huasheng Song, and Ning Meng provide evidence that tariff scares have negative impacts on trade even when the threatened import tariff hikes never actually materialise The EU must stand ready to confront US leadership This is not the first time that the United States has antagonised Europe. And Europe can provide an effective response to such external challenges when it stands united, Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol writes Chinese Presidency of 2016 G20 Summit: expectations vs outcomes Geethanjali Nataraj and Ramandeep Singh say that a roadmap has been laid for ensuring that future global growth is innovative and sustainable Is AGOA working for Africa? William Gumede asks if AGOA has not benefited African countries, what can they do to make it work better for them? The trade issues which must be solved by David Davis’ Brexit Department Robert Oulds says Brexit negotiations must aim to prevent the complexities of trade slowing the free flow of goods after Britain leaves the EU The post-Brexit fandango To leave the EU cleanly the UK must make sure that this path leads to unilateral free trade and not some half-hearted protectionist substitute, Patrick Minford argues Trump’s rhetoric: retrenchment, status quo or deepening engagement? Stephen Nagy examines the potential effects Trump’s policies will have on trade and security in East Asia Europe after Brexit: a proposal for a continental partnership Jean Pisani-Ferry, Norbert Röttgen, André Sapir, Paul Tucker, and Guntram B Wolff propose a new form of collaboration, a continental partnership, that will maintain Europe and the UK’s influence in an increasingly volatile world Trumped up trade: the end of an era The days of US fiscal restraint, and of global trade growth outpacing GDP growth, are now over, Sebastian Dullien writes Better, faster, stronger: how freer trade fosters global innovation Karen-Helene Ulltveit-Moe, Andreas Moxnes and Federica Coelli present new evidence on the benefits of freer trade in terms of growth and innovation Britain’s Asian opportunity Brexit offers the UK an opportunity to develop a more independent trade policy towards Asia, asserts Ganeshan Wignaraja UK’s €40 billion bill could be EU’s first Brexit hurdle Lewis Crofts and Matthew Holehouse examine how the Brexit negotiations will be affected by outstanding budget liabilities The great normalisation of global trade Alexander Al-Haschimi, Martin Gächter, David Lodge and Walter Steingress find that an upturn in aggregate demand will not necessarily lead to a significant recovery in global trade What does China's 'belt and road initiative' mean for EU trade? OBOR will bring huge improvements in regional and international connectivity, Alicia García-Herrero and Jianwei Xu explain What consequences would a post-Brexit China-UK trade deal have for the EU? Alicia García-Herrero and Jianwei Xu find that a UK-China FTA will be neither easy nor clearly advantageous for the UK The G20: business engagement for a sustainable and inclusive global economy CEOs from across G20 economies call for a credible action plan to open markets, mobilize private sector capital and make it easier to trade internationally, International Chamber of Commerce write CETA: ratification fears and implementation challenges There seems to be enough political support for the agreement on both sides of the Atlantic for CETA to come into force on a provisional basis sometime in 2017, says Patrick Leblond The rise of sustainable FDI: emerging trends in the SADC region Growing FDI inflows into Africa has led to countries re-examining their FDI policies to align them with the international trend toward sustainable FDI, Chelsea Markowitz and Azwimpheleli write Negotiating Britain’s new trade policy Jim Rollo and Alan Winters suggest some strategies for the UK government to follow in reconstituting its trade policy post-Brexit Let the games begin Ian Johnson examines the IP minefield at the Rio Olympics, and the future of IP in the digital age 800 million reasons Hun Kim says South Asia is set to become the fastest growing region in Asia, with more opportunities to do business than ever before How Chinese parties can prepare for increasing outbound disputes Chinese parties can mitigate investment risks by including dispute resolution provisions in their joint venture agreements that can help them deal with any later problems, Shaun Wu and Andrew Wang write
EU-China FTA: why do we need it? How should it look like? What will it bring? The economic potential in bilateral trade could be significant, Federica Mustilli, Mattia Di Salvo and Wenian Hu find Trade matters for jobs and growth The International Chamber of Commerce would like to hear more talk about why trade matters; how the gains from trade are realized; and about how concerns about trade’s disruptions can best be handled The EU agenda for tax transparency Pierre Moscovici says we are witnessing a generational shift when it comes to tax transparency in the EU and internationally Why the Confederation can’t solve the Union’s problems Benjamin Zeeb and Julia Berghofer discuss multiple crises in Europe and argue that the Europeans have to build up a political union that is able to defend common interests by means of democratically legitimised institutions How the blockchain enables a new economy This crypto economy will transfigure businesses, government and our society, perhaps even more profoundly than the internet did, says William Mougayar Important steps made towards a Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip writes that the European Commission has made a major advance towards creating a true Digital Single Market (DSM) for Europe, with two new packages of initiatives Europe’s digital transformation Measures designed to speed up the digital transformation of industry should remain at the core of what the EU is trying to achieve, John Higgins writes Modi 2.0: revisiting relationship capitalism Deepanshu Mohan asks if the government can make a move from relationship capitalism to one where the markets compete freely across sectors Pyramid vs. oceanic circles. Facilitating sub-regional trade for sustainable development Bipul Chatterjee and Susan Mathew deliberate on why South Asia needs to adopt an oceanic circle model vis-à-vis pyramid model for facilitating trade
Japan’s new international role Fraser Cameron considers the reasons for Japan’s more active global role and assesses the implications for EU-Japan relations Recommendations for a successful digital transformation in Europe The ongoing fourth industrial revolution is radically modifying the global economy. Europe needs a true digital transformation to regain competitiveness and deliver growth and jobs, writes Markus Beyrer Corruption-free trade – an important agenda for new generation trade agreements Susan Côté-Freeman and Dieter Zinnbauer say there is no excuse for not taking action to ensure that corruption and lack of transparency do not undermine trade governance The Nairobi WTO Ministerial Conference and post-Nairobi developments Bipul Chatterjee and Smriti Bahety discuss the implications of the decisions taken at Nairobi and the road ahead for the multilateral trading system Trade negotiations in an era of deep integration Patricia Goff looks at the evolving role of provinces and territories in trade negotiations The South China Sea in 2016. Towards recognising the global public good of the SCS Stephen Nagy discusses what is at stake in the South China Sea for countries in and outside the region AGOA and the future of US–Africa trade relations Cyril Prinsloo argues that while AGOA has been a boon to many African economies, as the deadline nears South Africa and other countries in SSA should seriously consider their relationship with the US G20 missed opportunities on trade and investment The International Chamber of Commerce Scorecard has revealed that the G20 made progress on a number of international business priorities but missed some important opportunities to advance trade and international investment policy frameworks Will India be able to achieve and sustain high growth rates? Richa Sekhani and Geethanjali Nataraj write that sustaining the growth rate requires India to take necessary steps to address both supply and demand side bottlenecks Solutions to the digital trade imbalance Susan Ariel Aaronson discusses how governments use trade agreements and policies to address cross-border internet issues and to limit digital protectionism Why leaving is the safer option Oliver Lewis says relations will be friendlier after a vote to leave as the United Kingdom will stop blocking European efforts to integrate Climate change: putting a price on carbon Kurt Van Dender, Johanna Arlinghaus, Luisa Dressler, Florens Flues and Michelle Harding write that carbon taxes and emissions trading systems will play a more prominent role in the future in cutting emissions SMEs in need of diversified funding options The 2015 ICC Global Survey on Trade Finance reveals that bank funding constraints remain a major obstacle for SMEs. The answer is to increase their options says, Vincent O’Brien, trade finance expert and Chair of the ICC Banking Commission Market Intelligence Group The fall of Safe Harbour and the future of transatlantic data sharing The basis of Safe Harbour has been questioned for some time, and in recent years it has become increasingly apparent that an updated privacy regime is necessary, Natasha Simmons writes Why is China finding it hard to fight the markets? Alicia García-Herrero writes that China is sitting on a pile of debt, and the only way out is to deleverage: more pain now for sustainable growth later Climate change, conflict and the sustainable development goals In those fragile states most in need of development progress SDG 16 is central to achieving immediate and future wellbeing, Alec Crawford asserts An opportunity to meet further challenges 2015 offers the opportunity to end poverty, reduce inequality and to avert the destructive effects of a global temperature rise, Petros Fassoulas writes Innovation, decarbonisation, and Europe’s economic transformation Martin Porter writes that it is the time for Europe to lead – not just at COP21, but in its economic approach to the industrial innovation and the transition to a new economy People, planet and prosperity With the countdown to UN Sustainable Development Goals well underway ICC lends a helping hand for businesses to foster their implementation On the road to Paris. A global deal is our business Emma Marcegaglia has 10 recommendations to ensure success in the COP21 international climate change negotiations Making the Digital Single Market a reality Andrus Ansip writes that the European Commission’s Strategy for the DSM lays down a marker for Europe’s digital future, creating a free, fair and open digital environment that is accessible to everyone North America in the world of trade Working with Canada and Mexico, America’s capacity for innovation could be harnessed to develop solutions for shared economic, environmental, and resource-based challenges, Kent Hughes asserts What globalisation needs: world-class business education As business becomes more global, so too must professional education. John Danilovich discusses the need for professional education that is relevant, reputable and accessible worldwide
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