London: austerity followed up by… more austerity

The 2013/07/19 at 12:16
The British government has announced new budgetary cuts but is also promising to make massive investment...

Switzerland prepares to sign a free-trade agreement with… China

The 2013/07/02 at 07:59
At a time when the possible introduction of a free-trade agreement between the European Union and the Un...

BCC scales up its growth forecasts

The 2013/06/18 at 08:12
Despite a boost of confidence in the economy, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce remains prudent about the future.

Eurochambers - An update on protectionism

The 2013/06/12 at 07:58
At a time when a recent battle pits Chinese photovoltaic panels against French wines on the internationa...

The BCC hails the extension of the funding scheme to businesses

The 2013/06/11 at 08:07
The body in charge of British Chambers of Commerce nevertheless urges the country’s government not to ea...

BCC - British exporters identify buoyant new markets

The 2013/05/31 at 08:12
The United Arab Emirates, Poland and China emerge as markets with strong growth potential, according to ...

DIHK - Growth means a decline in company creation

The 2013/05/29 at 08:55
Company creation is an attractive solution for job seekers during crisis times. But as statistics from t...

DIHK - Company financing: Basel III casts a shadow over SMEs

The 2013/05/22 at 08:13
Elaborated in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis to prevent the collapse of banks, new regulatory sta...

Spain: The arbitration court, a useful tool for enterprises

The 2013/05/13 at 08:20
The first Investment Arbitration Court Conference was organised in Madrid

BCC - British enterprises wish to remain in the EU under certain conditions

The 2013/05/10 at 08:20
According to a survey published by the BCC, a large majority of British enterprises are in favour of ren...

France’s Confidence Pact: French CCIs expectant

The 2013/05/06 at 07:55
French CCIs expect a great deal from the Confidence Pact that President François Hollande wishes to sign...

BCC - Boost in morale for British enterprises

The 2013/05/03 at 08:39
The body in charge of British Chambers of Commerce believes that a UK relapse into recession will be avoided this year.

Bercy - The State backs innovative buying for its services

The 2013/04/30 at 08:24
A conference aimed at public buyers took place on Thursday 11 April in Paris, to promote innovative buying. Written into its “National Pact for Growth, Competitiveness and Employment”, this new principle aim...

ECB - The survey that reveals Cypriots to be wealthier than Germans

The 2013/04/26 at 07:49
The richest Europeans are not the ones that one might expect. But it all depends on whether wealth is as...

DIHK - Tax increase: 1% more equals 200,000 fewer jobs

The 2013/04/18 at 08:34
Taxation and high incomes are at the heart of the German electoral debate. The DIHK, the federation of German CCIs, estimates that if the opposition parties are victorious, there is a risk that the country’s...

BCC - Budget: the government can do better

The 2013/04/17 at 08:32
The body representing British Chambers of Commerce regrets the lack of ambition in the budgetary measure...

France Export: simplifying service for entreprises

The 2013/04/10 at 08:10
France's range of existing export aid mechanisms is to be audited. The aim is to clear up the current co...

DIHK - Cyprus: German enterprises keen to save the euro

The 2013/04/04 at 08:50
While the tax on bank deposits in Cyprus has rekindled anti-German feeling in the south of Europe, the German CCIs are supporting their government’s action and are focusing on preserving the euro – a conditi...

Video Article - La Banque Postale: comprehensive answers for all territorial players

The 2013/04/01 at 07:51
By widening its offer to enterprises, local authorities and social-economy players, La Banque Postale ha...

The BCC calls for a growth strategy from the government

The 2013/03/25 at 07:41
On the occasion of its annual conference, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) requested that the government boost its spending on infrastructures.

European movement against high executive salaries

The 2013/03/20 at 08:27
Following banker remuneration, now executive salaries are under pressure, denounced by public opinion, a...

The BCC expects a recovery of economic growth in 2015

The 2013/03/19 at 08:24
In the meantime, the body representing British Chambers of Commerce has lowered its growth forecasts for this year to 0.6 %.

Britain’s tumble from the triple A opens a new era

The 2013/03/07 at 08:04
According to the BCC, the loss of Britain’s triple A status should encourage the country to take more ra...

Spain wishes to reinforce the innovation-globalisation duo

The 2013/03/04 at 08:13
By teaming up with its foreign trade services set up overseas, the delegations of Spain’s public centre ...

Business Angels to the rescue

The 2013/03/01 at 07:41
At a time when banks still show signs of flightiness in terms of granting loans, alternatives to classic...

Peter Mihok, Chairman of the World Chambers Federation: “We are very happy to organize our Congress in Doha this year”

The 2013/02/21 at 08:16
Qatar will host the 8th Congress of the ICC World Chambers of Commerce co-organized by the ICC World Cha...

Translatlantic Free Trade agreement: the biggest trade area ever to be created

The 2013/02/20 at 15:26
A sea snake in political and diplomatic relations between the European Union and the United States, a Transatlantic Free Trade Area is likely to see the light of day in two years’ time, according to vows mad...

British SMEs lack financing

The 2013/02/13 at 08:05
According to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the creation of a public investment bank would help...

British retailing in crisis

The 2013/02/06 at 08:12
Retail sales volumes declined by 0.1 % in December 2012, boding for a particularly difficult 2013.

Foreign direct investments: France scores well

The 2013/02/04 at 09:04
Defying talk on fiscal conditions, social charges and employment law in France, foreign investors increased the number of the jobs they created in France in 2011 by almost 19 %. Even better, the results of I...

Bosses confident about their businesses, yet worried about France

The 2013/01/31 at 08:15
Three times per year, the ViaVoice institute carries out a survey amongst French employers in partnershi...

Great Britain: the business world welcomes the referendum project

The 2013/01/30 at 08:05
British enterprises remain divided about the hypothesis of Great Britain exiting the European Union, wit...

Europe determined to draft a new European industrial policy

The 2013/01/09 at 07:52
Endowing Europe with instruments to stop its deindustrialisation and to boost industrial production: this is the objective set by the Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French and German Ministers of Industry and...

Exports still a pillar of German growth in 2013

The 2013/01/08 at 08:35
Despite being touched by the current state of Eurozone markets, export activities continue to place Germ...

Export: German SMEs defy the Eurozone crisis

The 2012/11/26 at 07:04
Nothing seems capable of stopping German SMEs. Neither the financial crisis, nor the threats of recession hanging over the Eurozone. A majority of these companies not only intend to increase their exports by...

Loss of the French AAA: a false alert?

The 2012/11/23 at 10:00
The recent downgrading of France by the Moody credit rating agency has left markets indifferent. An ob...

British shareholders rebel

The 2012/05/10 at 07:50
At the height of the general assembly season, shareholders in British businesses are protesting against the salaries of company heads.

2011-2012, morose times for trade

The 2012/04/23 at 05:40
The dip in growth of international trade last year is set to accelerate in 2012.

Tribune: Why gold is not overvalued

The 2012/03/01 at 06:05
Questions are being raised on the role of gold and its importance in the global economy. After several decades characterised by tendencies to sell gold, the new trend for central banks is to purchase the pre...

Video article. Auraria: "Our prime sales vector is our web site"

The 2012/02/07 at 15:42
Auraria gives individuals the opportunity to invest in the renowned safe investment. The company makes gold available for purchase from 60 euros, offering traceability and maximum quality to boot.

Video article. Further economic and political risks are to be expected in 2012

The 2012/01/19 at 07:00
The Coface country risk convention held on 16 January at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris.

The Eurozone downgraded

The 2012/01/16 at 11:43
By downgrading Eurozone countries, Standard & Poor’s has highlighted a known truth regarding the markets...

German employers say no to the financial transactions tax

The 2011/12/29 at 06:50
German employer federations are opposed to the introduction of this tax. The German economic world fears...

Rating agencies in question

The 2011/12/23 at 06:50
The omnipotence of Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch is placed in doubt

Video article. Secure online currency trading

The 2011/12/19 at 06:08
A specialist in Forex, the international company FXCM offers the retail trading public the chance to make a start in online currency trading. Iliès Larbi, Managing Director of FXCM France, gives some helpful...

Video article. With 600% growth in the space of ten years, gold is definitely a secure investment

The 2011/12/09 at 05:41
The French online platform offers services in coin and nugget purchases and sales for individuals.

Luxury spared by the crisis

The 2011/11/29 at 06:40
Far from the economic doldrums, the sector’s giants are displaying exceptional performances.

A lively G20

The 2011/11/28 at 09:02
Despite the debt crisis, certain files have made progress.

Doha round seemingly weakened

The 2011/11/28 at 08:51
At a time when the USA is creating a Trans-Pacific partnership, the WTO may well bring an end to the Doh...

Euro zone at the edge of the abyss

The 2011/11/28 at 08:26
The Brussels summit of 27 October was expected to bring definitive solutions to the EU crisis.

International trade: Clash between Beijing and Washington

The 2011/11/03 at 05:47
China threatens the United States with a trade war.

Gold is recovering

The 2011/11/02 at 05:45
The price of gold dropped markedly at the end of September, but is gradually climbing back up again.

Recession spectre fading in the United States but not in Europe

The 2011/10/31 at 06:50
Consumption is boosting the US economy while Europe is in quasi-stagnation.

The euro resists

The 2011/10/31 at 05:45
Paradoxically, the rate of the single currency has not been penalised by the euro zone debt crisis.

G7 countries on the verge of recession

The 2011/10/10 at 09:25
The OECD highlights the high risk of a shrinkage of activity in Europe and the United States.

Gold higher still

The 2011/09/15 at 15:06
Central banks became net buyers in 2010 for the first time in over ten years, thus illustrating a divers...

G20 countries tempted by protectionism

The 2011/07/13 at 16:00
The WTO, the OECD and the UN are concerned about a rise in protectionist measures worldwide.

Through the BFV, the Société Générale is extending its coverage in Madagascar.

The 2011/07/07 at 13:46
Through a network of agencies that it hopes to increasingly densify, the BFV is amonst the five banks accounting for 90 % of the Madagascan market.

At the head of the EU, Poland seeks to get Europe back on track in terms of economic and political development.

The 2011/07/07 at 11:27
Poland took over the reins of the EU on 1 July. What will be this country’s priorities, and how is the Polish economy faring following the crisis? Answers from Andrzej Szteliga, Minister-Adviser and Head of ...

The US GDP has only progressed by 0.6 % between 2007 and 2011

The 2011/07/07 at 10:44
The US economy seems to be losing steam while the authorities’ margins for manoeuvring tighten.

Australia intends to introduce deep changes to the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade).

The 2011/07/07 at 10:25
The Australian Minister for Trade presented in May a series of reforms to the structures and strategies ...

Decrease of global trade in 2011

The 2011/05/02 at 13:44
International trade will be affected by adverse winds.

Tender offers support market activity

The 2011/05/02 at 13:41
The return of mergers and acquisitions highlights the sound health of businesses.

Food prices in danger zone

The 2011/05/02 at 13:38
President of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, considers that global food prices have entered a “danger z...

A convalescing economy

The 2011/03/31 at 07:41
The global economy is still at a stage of convalescence.

China, Europe’s new banker

The 2011/01/31 at 15:18
Beijing has committed to backing Europe in its sovereign debt troubles, thus supporting recovery on the ...

Raw materials: damaging price spikes

The 2011/01/31 at 15:15
Governments are concerned about the leap in agricultural raw material prices.

Financial information - Destination 2011

The 2011/01/04 at 11:31
For strategists, the new year is expected to be favourable for stock markets.

IPO - Accelerating development

The 2010/12/01 at 13:33
At a time when wariness is a threat to financial players, Small Caps Finance stands out as a choice inte...

International tax - The euro zone and the debt crisis

The 2010/11/30 at 15:43
Following Greece, it’s Ireland’s turn to ignite market concern.

International tax - G20: a minimum agreement in Seoul

The 2010/11/30 at 15:33
The wealthiest countries fail to ward off the risk of a “currency war”.

Financial information - The Euro victim of the “currency war”

The 2010/10/28 at 15:08
The exchange market is in the process of becoming a new battlefield

International tax - Greece not out of the woods yet

The 2010/10/04 at 14:24
The Athens government is on the right track, but serious risks remain.

Financial information - The oil market ready to shake off its lethargy

The 2010/10/04 at 14:19
Save intervention by OPEP, oil could bounce back in the wake of the dynamism shown by the emerging markets.

Financial information - Juicy Apple

The 2010/09/02 at 12:56
The Californian group has achieved its best ever quarter and is preparing to dethrone Microsoft.

Euro zone: uncertainty reigns

The 2010/06/29 at 15:10
European countries have everything to lose if the euro zone were to bust.

Main basse sur le riz, a film by Jean-Pierre Boris and Jean Crépu

The 2010/06/01 at 12:52
A journalist for Radio France Internationale and a specialist in raw materials, Jean-Pierre Boris is aut...

Tax international: reinforcing economic governance

The 2010/05/31 at 14:57
Learning its lesson from the Greek crisis, the European Commission intends to reinforce monitoring of na...

France faces the deficit challenge

The 2010/05/31 at 14:54
France will have to make considerable efforts to retain the confidence of the markets and not meet the s...

The euro crisis

The 2010/05/31 at 14:51
The EU’s unprecedented emergency plan has not solved any underlying problems

Euro zone: recovery risks

The 2010/05/04 at 13:00
At a time when Asian economies are regaining their explosive dynamism and the US economy seems to be fin...

IBI: a first step towards moving internationally

The 2010/04/01 at 14:58
The IBI firm, a provider of consultancy services in flotation and capital opening, supports SMEs in thei...

G20: reducing protectionism

The 2010/03/29 at 13:28
In its latest report, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) welcomes the fact that, despite the economic cr...

A succession of austerity plans in europe

The 2010/03/29 at 13:23
By passing a new belt-tightening budget, Greece has reassured both its eurozone partners and the markets...

Brighter side to the greek crisis

The 2010/03/29 at 13:19
By precipitating a fall in the euro, the Greek debt crisis is not without merit: in the short-term it is...

William Bourdon: legal weapon

The 2010/02/26 at 10:03
Specialising in defending human rights, lawyer William Bourdon reviews in this book legal tools availabl...

G7: supporting recovery

The 2010/02/25 at 17:07
The Ministers of Finance of the G7 will continue to support their economies until a solid recovery has b...

Project risk: an end to the macro-economic?

The 2010/02/01 at 10:03
While some firms hesitate to pursue projects in countries like Greece and Dubai, threatened with bankrup...

Greece, the new European challenge

The 2010/01/28 at 16:17
The financial difficulties of Greece, displaying a record budgetary deficit, are causing concern amongst...

Europe: the economic upswing remains to be seen

The 2009/12/29 at 16:32
While Europe emerged from the recession in the third quarter, employment and industrial production are d...

A green wave over the marketplaces

The 2009/12/29 at 16:19
Philippe Torres is the Director of Studies and Head of the Advisory Board of BNP-Paribas Workshop which ...

Using social network: an idea with potential for E-marketplaces

The 2009/12/29 at 16:06
E-marketplaces have realised just how useful social networks can be. After some initial difficulties, ma...

E-marketplaces in emerging countries are focusing on innovation and sharing resources

The 2009/12/29 at 16:00
Encouraged by industrial companies which sub-contract around the world, e-marketplaces in emerging count...

Europe emerges from the recession

The 2009/11/30 at 11:30
The lights have turned green again! With 0.4% growth in its GDP, the euro zone is turning its back on a ...

French SMEs: 15 measures to facilitate access to the financial markets

The 2009/10/29 at 09:30
The French government is hoping to relaunch quoted SME markets. NYSE Euronext is aiming to double the nu...

Anxiety over the strong euro

The 2009/10/29 at 09:23
While the euro exceeds the symbolic threshold of 1.50-dollar mark, Europe worries that the strength of t...

Wolf Klinz (ADLE): Crisis reporter

The 2009/10/28 at 12:41
68 year-old MP Wolf Klinz is a member of the Alliance of Democrats and Liberals for Europe (ADLE). Third...

Jean-Pierre Audy (EPP): A "Europe of regulation"

The 2009/10/28 at 11:18
A more competitive and democratic Europe in a market social economy: such is the program of the EPP, the...

Ibero-American Chambers: AICO, sticking to its principles

The 2009/10/28 at 09:52
From 11-15 September, the Ibero-American Association of Chambers of Commerce (AICO) held its general ass...

The financial crisis, one year on

The 2009/10/07 at 14:36
One year ago, the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the fourth biggest American bank, sentthe world economy c...

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