G20 watch

LATEST: Production is forecast to rise by 25 percent to 11.5 million tonnes in Argentina, and by 38 percent in Brazil to 7.9 million tonnes in the 2014/15 season.
LATEST: Rising tension of the South China Sea will make it increasingly difficult for Southeast Asian countries to strike a balance between China and the US.
LATEST: By 2040, rooftop PV will account for as much as 24 per cent of electricity in Australia.
LATEST: Along with China, Brazil will experience the most significant increase in insolvencies in 2016.
LATEST: An emphasis on Global Trade and Exports will connect the economies of Canada, the United States, Asia, Latin America and Europe.
LATEST: The internationalisation of the Chinese currency and Beijing's continuous reduction of investment barriers will provide opportunities for alternative asset management firms by 2020.
LATEST: Visa-free regime for Turkish nationals in the Schengen zone could open a ''gateway'' for a new refugee influx to Germany.
LATEST: A new law in France will prevent supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food.
LATEST: Government support for renewable energy The European Commission (EC) has historically concluded that more renewable energy will enable the EU to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and reduce its de...
LATEST: Passenger car ownership will witness a jump of a whopping 775 per cent in India over the next 24 years with the number of vehicles going up from 20 per 1,000 inhabitants at present to 175.
LATEST: India and Indonesia will help fuel a large share of the shipments growth within the global smartphone market over the next few years.
LATEST: Italy will give businesses a reduction in taxes for donating food.
LATEST: Japan wants the US to maintain a deep and abiding concern about the nature of the threat North Korea poses to Japan.
LATEST: India, Mexico, Sweden, China and Israel will grow fastest, at a rate of around six percent in tech markets.
LATEST: Russia will reinforce its western and southern borders with three new divisions by the end of the year and has threatened to retaliate NATO's plan to boost its military presence in eastern Europe.
LATEST: Saudi Arabia is progressing toward a planned phase-out of wheat production due to water scarcity.
LATEST: By 2035, Israel could do away with operationally deployed nuclear weapons (keeping nuclear materials in storage under the IAEA safeguards, in a sense following the South African example).
LATEST: The growth of electronics industry is expected to boost the demand for PMMA over the years.
LATEST: Beijing could be cynically conflating its domestic security priorities with Islamic fundamentalism.
UK
LATEST: The scenario of an 'Unleashed Continental Europe' supposes that the EU will take the opportunity of Brexit to combine existing plans to develop a full-fledged Political Union with a Europea...
USA
LATEST: India is expected to replace the US as the second-largest smartphone market, a Morgan Stanley research report says-and increased internet penetration.

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