Removing specific non-tariff barriers throughout the end-to-end value chain of medical devices could potentially generate up to $1.5 billion in economic growth per year for Mexico, the lion’s share of which would come from trade with the US.

If you watch any news, you’ve probably informed that Greece has been going through a financial crisis for years. Greece is overextended and it risks defaulting on its loans. This fact shows that without some sort of bailout or extension, the country may not make good on its debts.

What is Germany's current role within the EU and in the global economic system? Which game is it playing? These are questions which cannot be answered in an unambiguous and simplistic way, as often happens today.

The Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted on May 26 the Russia-Ghana business forum which attracted representatives from Russian industrial and commercial sectors. The forum was also attended by a Ghanaian delegation.

Sometimes the driest debates lead to the hottest arguments. That paradox was on full display on May 12th when the European Parliament set out to air its grievances with China’s pretense of receiving Market Economy Status (MES) by the end of the year.

In a session on the emergence of the digital economy in South-East Asia at the 25th World Economic Forum on ASEAN, global and regional IT leaders said that countries in the region could miss out on major opportunities. They urged governments to collaborate on harmonizing regulations and liberalizing the sector.

The Gwadar Port project has an exceptionally important function not only for Pakistan but also for the rest of the region. Notably, the Chinese government has paid the bulk of the funds for the project execution. The state owned Frontier Works Organization (FWO) of Pakistan got financial support of $360 million from China for the expansion and up gradation of the Karakoram Highway in order to smooth and speedy transportation of the imported and exported goods through the Gwadar Port.

While President Obama continues to gloat that the US economy (and by extension the global economy) was rectified and on the path to growth thanks to his intervention, he must not be paying attention to what is going on in China.

The construction industry has been slower than most to adopt technological innovations, and wary of modernizing strategies and processes. In the US, labour productivity in construction has in fact fallen in the last 40 years.

Hypergrowth demonstrates a growing systemic opportunity for the global economy as it enters the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Breaking down the preconditions for such growth and what it means for the future of enterprise is critical for a world looking to find solutions to spur growth and productivity.

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