G20 watch

LATEST: Over the next two years, investment will grow rapidly as Argentina's improving business environment draws robust capital inflows.
LATEST: The Philippines is standing out as a potential growth market and thereby has a big opportunity now that the Asian narrative has shifted to Asean.
LATEST: Each local government will need to be highly responsive to the needs and desires of its current and potential workforce if it wishes to compete with other sectors for skilled and qualified employees.
LATEST: Brazil and other emerging countries will drive global energy consumption to nearly double by 2040.
LATEST: A smooth transition away from resource-driven growth will enable Canada to take advantage of shifting global trade patterns and achieve potential growth of around 2 percent in the medium term.
LATEST: China is expected to maintain its position as the world's largest construction market and account for a significant share of all new global construction between now and 2020.
LATEST: Real agricultural income per worker in 2015 is expected to have risen in thirteen Member States and fallen in fifteen compared with previous year.
LATEST: A second Regional financial cluster of global finance will form in the Eurozone (Germany, France, and the direct investment hub in Benelux).
LATEST: In Germany, there will be a transition from the "baby boom" to the "baby bust" generation in the next 15 years, which will shift the balance in the public pensions system.
LATEST: In the coming years, major powers including China and India will play an increasingly significant role in responding to global threats.
LATEST: Indonesia's population is expected to grow by 0.8 percent per year from 2016-25 compared to 1.7 percent in 1991-2000.
LATEST: Venice will be placed on Unesco's list of endangered heritage sites if Italy fails to ban giant cruise ships from the city's lagoon by 2017.
LATEST: Along with the United States, South Korea, Japan, and China will be among the first to provide commercial 5G networks.
LATEST: Cattle imports fell due to slowing shipments from Canada (-33 percent), despite higher shipments from Mexico (+3 percent).
LATEST: Unemployment in Russia in the current year will be 5.8%.
LATEST: Iran's oil and gas ambitions will not go unnoticed by other large energy players as Saudi Arabia and Russia.
LATEST: More water will be desalinated over the next few decades in South Africa's coastal cities with more water recycled inland.
LATEST: China and South Korea could reach a peak in employment as early as 2024.
LATEST: The rising tensions in the South Caucasus as a result of Russia-Turkish confrontation risk further destabilising a region that has already experienced some of the most serious conflicts in the post...
LATEST: TTIP will reinforce the importance of open markets and allow the US and the UK to continue to be standard setters.
LATEST: International Air Transport Association revised its annual 20-year air passenger forecast upward by over a half-billion passengers and indicated that China will overtake the US as the world's large...

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