September 2017

ADB Earmarks Up to $4 Billion a Year for New Partnership with India 2018-2022

The Financial, September 27, 2017
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to raise its annual lending to India to a maximum of $4 billion to support the country to accelerate inclusive economic transformation toward upper middle-income status, as laid out in a new ADB Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for 2018-2022 endorsed on September 27.

China BRICS Summit to spur emerging markets growth

The Telegraph, September 21, 2017
China is expected to play a larger role in shaping the BRICS’s agenda, particularly in coordinating how the group collectively tackles key global issues such as climate change, poverty reduction, free trade, and building sustainable and effective domestic models.

Trade and Development Report 2017

UNCTAD, September 14, 2017
The Trade and Development Report 2017 argues that now is the ideal time to crowd in private investment with the help of a concerted fiscal push – a global new deal – to get the growth engines revving again, and at the same time help rebalance economies and societies that, after three decades of hyperglobalization, are seriously out of kilter.

BRICS summit: Stronger partnership for a brighter future

DNA India, September 11, 2017
In particular, one of the main aspects of the 9th BRICS summit was the unequivocal condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations by the member countries.

Better off together: how regional trade can best boost economic growth

UNCTAD, September 5, 2017
During UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Board (TDB), which runs from 11 to 22 September, delegates will scrutinize strategies for fostering stronger and more integrated economies across the globe.