G20 watch

LATEST: Beef and other livestock production in Argentina and Brazil is expected to grow strongly to meet global demand.
LATEST: The population of the ASEAN region is expected to grow from around 625 million in mid-2016 (representing 9 percent of the global population) to 715 million in 2025-an increase of 14 percent.
LATEST: Now reports out of India have revealed that Adani's Arun Jaitley has flown to Australia and will on Friday meet with Future Fund chairman Peter Costello to discuss making funds available for the pr...
LATEST: In Brazil, economic decline will have a knock-on effect on financing for investment.
LATEST: With the notable exception of Canada and Russia, most other oil producers are expected to record moderate declines in 2016.
LATEST: The demand for robots in China has quadrupled over the last four years and is expected to account for one third of the world's robots by 2018.
LATEST: British authorities applying for funding under the scheme are not expected to be impacted by "Brexit" until Britain leaves the EU in March 2019.
LATEST: Sales and shipments in the first quarter of 2016 for Sawyer will exceed the total recorded bookings in 2015 for Baxter and Sawyer combined.
LATEST: Germany will either stay with the Euro, in which it may receive a really hard shock to its financial system in the form of debt write-downs.
LATEST: Rising economies such as China and India could be hard hit.
LATEST: Precious metals are expected to decline by 1 percent this year and 1 percent next year as benchmark interest rates rise and safe-haven buying ebbs.
LATEST: 50% of 2007 babies can expect to live to a staggering 107 in UK, Germany, France, Italy and Canada and Japan.
LATEST: 40 percent of generation demand in Japan will be met by energy conservation and renewables.
LATEST: Mexico's corn imports decreased in 2015/16 to 10.5 million tons and are projected to rise from 10.9 million tons in 2016/17 to 13.8 million tons in 2025/26.
LATEST: The future of Russian-Chinese trade will depend on the economic environment in the two countries and on the situation in the world in general.
LATEST: Saudi Arabia could easily use AQAP as an ally against the Iranian backed Houthi in Yemen.
LATEST: Diabetes is expected to cost South Africa as much as R2-billion a year by 2030.
LATEST: Growth will be strongest in the U.S., EU5, Japan, South Korea, China, and India.
LATEST: Turkey fears that Kurdish advances on the Iraqi and Syrian sides of the border will encourage separatists groups at home and has in recent weeks shelled YPG positions in Syria.
UK
LATEST: Approximately 32 percent of existing UK jobs in financial services and insurance could be automated by robotics and artificial intelligence over the next 15 years.
USA
LATEST: The Javelin anti-tank weapon system and TOW-2B anti-tank weapon systems will enable Oman to better defend against an armored attack against the population base or to seize crucial oil and natural g...

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