A Declaration of Mutual Interest in Trade and Globalization for the Benefit of All Peoples and NationsThu, 04/13/2017
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This blueprint aims to inform European institutions on the state of innovation in three sectors (Digital, Healthcare, and Energy & Mobility).I-Com Tue, 02/18/2020
A survey of allied think tanks summarizes what 23 nations and the EU are doing best when it comes to innovation policy, and where there are the greatest opportunities to improve. In many cases, the successes can serve as model policies for other countries to adopt.Thu, 06/13/2019
We are an international coalition of public policy research institutes and think tanks that believes that the solutions to the COVID-19 crisis will come from collaboration, open trade and innovation.Fri, 05/15/2020
The perils of unilateral governance action are becoming clearer. Policymakers must intensify efforts to develop shared understandings on sound principles to nurture their economies’ digital sectors. Regional trade agreements and digital economy agreements can offer hope in preventing fragmentation of the digital domain.
A combustible confluence of factors is pushing the US-China trade relationship, and the global trade system in general, into dangerous territory. The Ukraine crisis and the potential for the imposition of painful sanctions and countersanctions only exacerbates the volatility of the moment. As the existing trade system passes away, a new equilibrium will have to be established – but could it be achieved?
This is why the Lisbon Council created The 2022 Green, Digital and Competitive SME Index. This innovative benchmarking exercise – over a year in the making – is intended to give a window on two crucial things: 1) first and foremost, it gives visual expression to some key principles underlying Europe’s “twin transition” to a green and digital economy; and 2) it measures progress in these priority areas across an important sector of the economy – the 22 million SMEs that generate 53% of the value added by Europe’s businesses and employ 65% of Europe’s workforce. And it adds a crucial third component to the mix: competitiveness and company growth.
This May 16, the ICI 2022 made by the Liberal Network of Latin America (Relial) was published in collaboration with all the organizations that comprise it and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for freedom.
The shortage of skilled workers is increasingly confronting companies in Germany with major challenges. In view of the demographic and transformational tasks, there is a considerable danger that this situation will exacerbate.
Given that the two countries have re-launched their trade negotiations, the objective of this paper is to analyse the importance of ‘wine’ in the context of the India-Australia comprehensive trade agreement, identify the trade barriers and propose a mutually beneficial framework for trade liberalisation.
A report by the Fundación Libertad y Progreso based on data from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) showed that the Argentine Export Price Index increased 2.1% monthly and 20.7% year-on-year in May, reaching its maximum historical. This price level is 23.7% higher than that registered during the 2011-2015 Commodities Boom.
With its digital payments innovations and many pilot programs, Southeast Asia can be the global model in promoting fluid cross-border payments. The challenge now is to ensure full interoperability, especially among diverse trading partners moving with different speeds and following different standards and regulations.
As Brazil looks to boost growth after Covid, knowledge-based industries will be key. These industries rely on intellectual property rights, especially a predictable and efficient patent system. But a recent decision by the Supreme Court eliminating a key provision in Brazil’s National Patent Law that gave all patent holders a critical safeguard against unreasonable patent examination delays, will weaken an already challenging IP environment. Following this court decision, there are a number of reforms Brazil can easily implement to put its patent system back on track.