The G20 at a Crossroads

Adriano Campolina | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK
Adriano Campolina

The global financial system failed in large part because it only served rich countries - and within rich countries, it served rich people more than everyone else. In order to build a better system, we need to make the interests of those who have been excluded from our top priority. If large developing and emerging countries are to play a constructive role in this process, they must stand in solidarity with poor countries and with the poor in their own countries. To do otherwise is to condemn ourselves to a never-ending cycle of boom and bust - with the poorest continuing to suffer most.

Indian Tax Cuts Could Set Off Wine Boom

Peter Shakeshaft | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Shakeshaft

A deal is coming this year that could see India significantly opened up to the wine investment market as Indian import taxes on alcohol could be slashed by as much as 73 per cent.

Mexico's G20 Leadership Represents a Global Shift

Jeremy Browne | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Politics
Jeremy Browne

Away from the established centres of power, the world is changing fast. The first meeting of the G20 Foreign Ministers taking place today demonstrate again the need for Britain to continue to build new alliances. For the first time ever the G20 will be chaired by, and held in, Mexico: an indicative sign of the shift which enhances the status of fast-rising economies.

UK Technology Firms Need the Samba Beat of Brazil for Success

Mark Hillary | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

Tthe reasons for any foreign ICT organisation to enter Brazil are compelling. Brazil is presently the seventh largest market in the world, with $165.7bn spent on ICT in 2010, and expected to become the fourth largest before long. The domestic market for IT is the eighth largest in the world, and only $2.4bn of IT services were exported.

America's Glass Ceiling

Jasdev Singh Rai | Posted 30.09.2011 | UK
Jasdev Singh Rai

By re-engaging this bipartisan committee, Obama will outwit the Tea Party. He will acknowledge now and for future generations that the Dollar is not invincible. The USA needs to take its foot off the hydraulic pump of debt.